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Capital Allowances Act 2001


1162.This Chapter deals with the interaction of the industrial buildings allowances and the VAT capital items legislation.

1163.Section 345 applies for this Chapter definitions in Chapter 2 of Part 12.

1164.Sections 346 to 348 deal with additional VAT liabilities. Broadly they:

  • give entitlement to initial allowances if the person was entitled to an initial allowance for qualifying enterprise zone expenditure and the additional VAT is incurred no more than 10 years after the site was included in an enterprise zone; or

  • give rise to qualifying expenditure increasing the residue of qualifying expenditure and so increase allowances.

1165.Sections 349 to 351 deal with additional VAT rebates. The rebate:

  • reduces the residue of qualifying expenditure (and so reduces allowances); and

  • may give rise to a balancing charge.

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