Disposal and acquisition of assets under tax law

Disposal and acquisition of assets under tax law

Section 75 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 explained treatment of tax on disposal and acquisition of assets.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Ordinance incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of Section 75 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

75. Disposal and acquisition of assets.—(1) A person who holds an asset shall be treated as having made a disposal of the asset at the time the person parts with the ownership of the asset, including when the asset is —

(a) sold, exchanged, transferred or distributed; or

(b) cancelled, redeemed, relinquished, destroyed, lost, expired or surrendered.

(2) The transmission of an asset by succession or under a will shall be treated as a disposal of the asset by the deceased at the time asset is transmitted.

(3) The application of a business asset to personal use shall be treated as a disposal of the asset by the owner of the asset at the time the asset is so applied.

(3A) Where a business asset is discarded or ceases to be used in business, it shall be treated to have been disposed of.

(4) A disposal shall include the disposal of a part of an asset.

(5) A person shall be treated as having acquired an asset at the time the person begins to own the asset, including at the time the person is granted any right.

(6) The application of a personal asset to business use shall be treated as an acquisition of the asset by the owner at the time the asset is so applied.

(7) In this section, –

“business asset” means an asset held wholly or partly for use in a business, including stock-in-trade and a depreciable asset; and

“personal asset” means an asset held wholly for personal use.

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