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Finance Act 1990

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90Income tax returns

(1)The following sections shall be substituted for sections 8 and 9 of the [1970 c. 9.] Taxes Management Act 1970 (return of income)—

8Personal return

(1)For the purposes of assessing a person to income tax, he may be required by a notice given to him by an inspector—

(a)to make and deliver to the inspector within the time limited by the notice a return containing such information as may be required in pursuance of the notice, and

(b)to deliver with the return such accounts and statements, relating to information contained in the return, as may be required in pursuance of the notice.

(2)Every return under this section shall include a declaration by the person making the return to the effect that the return is to the best of his knowledge correct and complete.

(3)A notice under this section may require different information, accounts and statements for different periods or in relation to different descriptions of source of income.

(4)Notices under this section may require different information, accounts and statements in relation to different descriptions of person.

8ATrustee’s return

(1)For the purpose of assessing a trustee of a settlement, and the settlors and beneficiaries, to income tax an inspector may by a notice given to the trustee require the trustee—

(a)to make and deliver to the inspector within the time limited by the notice a return containing such information as may be required in pursuance of the notice, and

(b)to deliver with the return such accounts and statements, relating to information contained in the return, as may be required in pursuance of the notice;

and a notice may be given to any one trustee or separate notices may be given to each trustee or to such trustees as the inspector thinks fit.

(2)Every return under this section shall include a declaration by the person making the return to the effect that the return is to the best of his knowledge correct and complete.

(3)A notice under this section may require different information, accounts and statements for different periods or in relation to different descriptions of source of income.

(4)Notices under this section may require different information, accounts and statements in relation to different descriptions of settlement.

9Partnership return

(1)Where a trade or profession is carried on by two or more persons jointly, for the purposes of making an assessment to income tax in the partnership name an inspector may act under subsection (2) or (3) below (or both).

(2)An inspector may by a notice given to the partners require such person as is identified in accordance with rules given with the notice—

(a)to make and deliver to the inspector within the time limited by the notice a return containing such information as may be required in pursuance of the notice, and

(b)to deliver with the return such accounts and statements as may be required in pursuance of the notice.

(3)An inspector may by a notice given to any partner require the partner—

(a)to make and deliver to the inspector within the time limited by the notice a return containing such information as may be required in pursuance of the notice, and

(b)to deliver with the return such accounts and statements as may be required in pursuance of the notice;

and a notice may be given to any one partner or separate notices may be given to each partner or to such partners as the inspector thinks fit.

(4)Every return under this section shall include—

(a)a declaration of the names and residences of the partners;

(b)a declaration by the person making the return to the effect that the return is to the best of his knowledge correct and complete.

(5)A notice under this section may require different information, accounts and statements for different periods or in relation to different descriptions of source of income.

(6)Notices under this section may require different information, accounts and statements in relation to different descriptions of partnership.

(2)In section 12 of that Act (information about chargeable gains)—

(a)in subsection (1) for the words “Section 8” there shall be substituted the words “Sections 8 and 8A” and for the words “it applies” there shall be substituted the words “they apply”;

(b)in subsection (2) after the words “section 8” there shall be inserted the words “or section 8A”;

(c)in subsection (4) the words “of income of a partnership” shall be omitted.

(3)In section 93 of that Act (penalties) in subsection (1) for the words “9 of this Act (or either” there shall be substituted the words “8A or 9 of this Act (or any”.

(4)In section 95 of that Act (penalties) in subsection (1)(a) for the words “9 of this Act (or either” there shall be substituted the words “8A or 9 of this Act (or any”.

(5)This section applies where a notice to deliver a return was, or falls to be, given after 5th April 1990.

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