Scott is an accountant who purchased a vacant block of land in Brisbane on 1 October 1980. On 1 September 1986, Scott built a house on the land.

Scott is an accountant who purchased a vacant block of land in

Brisbane on 1 October 1980. On 1 September 1986, Scott built a

house on the land. At the time, the land was valued at $90,000 and

the cost of construction was $60,000. The property has been rented

out since construction was completed. On 1 March of the current tax

year, Scott sold the property at auction for $800,000.

Requirement:

a) Based on the information above, determine Scott’s net

capital gain or net capital loss for the year ended

30 June of the current tax year.

b) How would your answer to (a) differ if Scott sold the

property to his daughter for $200,000?

c) How would your answer to (a) differ if the owner of the

property was a company instead of an individual?

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