04 Dec 08 Deductibility of compound interest - TD 2008/27This final Taxation Determination was issued on 3 December 2008. It was previously released in draft form as TD 2008/D12: see 2008 TAXVINE No 35 (19) (5 September 2008). Its full title is "Income tax: is the deductibility of compound interest determined according to the same principles as the deductibility of other interest?" The answer given is Yes. The Commissioner accepts that this is the law following the Full Federal Court's decision in Hart v. FCT  FCAFC 222, 2002 ATC 4608, (2002) 50 ATR 369.
For a copy of TD 2008/27, go here.