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Capital Allowances Act 2001

Section 50: Time when expenditure is incurred

249.This section is based on parts of section 22 of CAA 1990. It disregards the legislation which treats expenditure incurred before a qualifying activity starts as incurred in its first chargeable period (see paragraph 120 above). It is the actual date expenditure is incurred which matters for entitlement to first-year allowances.

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