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INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 2 - LIABILITY RULES OF GENERAL APPLICATION  

PART 2-10 - CAPITAL ALLOWANCES: RULES ABOUT DEDUCTIBILITY OF CAPITAL EXPENDITURE  

Division 45 - Disposal of leases and leased plant    View history reference

History

Div 45 inserted by No 169 of 1999.

Operative provisions  

SECTION 45-40  Meaning of plant and written down value  

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45-40(1)  

Plant includes:


(a) articles, machinery, tools and rolling stock; and


(b) animals used as beasts of burden or working beasts in a *business, other than a *primary production business; and


(c) fences, dams and other structural improvements, other than those used for domestic or residential purposes, on land that is used for agricultural or pastoral operations; and


(d) structural improvements, other than a *forestry road or structural improvements used for domestic or residential purposes, on land used in a business involving:


(i) planting or tending trees in a plantation or forest that are intended to be felled; or

(ii) felling trees in a plantation or forest; or

(iii) transporting trees, or parts of trees, that you felled in a plantation or forest to the place where they are first to be milled or processed, or from which they are to be transported to the place where they are first to be milled or processed; and


(e) structural improvements, other than those used for domestic or residential purposes, that are used wholly for operations (carried out in the course of a business) relating directly to:


(i) taking or culturing pearls or pearl shell; or

(ii) taking or catching trochus, bêche-de-mer or green snails;
and that are situated at or near a port or harbour from which the business is conducted; and


(f) structural improvements that are excluded from paragraph (c), (d) or (e) because they are used for domestic or residential purposes if they are provided for the accommodation of employees, tenants or sharefarmers who are engaged in or in connection with the activities referred to in that paragraph.

45-40(2)  

Plant also includes plumbing fixtures and fittings (including wall and floor tiles) provided by an entity mainly for:


(a) either or both:


(i) employees in a *business carried on by the entity for the *purpose of producing assessable income; or

(ii) employees in a business carried on for that purpose by a company that is a member of the same *wholly-owned group of which the entity is a member; or


(b) *children of any of those employees.

45-40(3)  

The written down value of a *depreciating asset is its *cost less the sum of:


(a) the amounts you have deducted or can deduct for its decline in value; and


(b) if section 40-340 applied to your acquisition of it - the amounts the transferor, and earlier successive transferors, deducted or can deduct for its decline in value.

History

S 45-40 inserted by No 77 of 2001.


 



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