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Capital Allowances Act 2001

Section 455: Excluded expenditure

1610.This section is based on sections 530(1) and 531(2) and (7) of ICTA. It deals with those cases in which expenditure on know-how is not qualifying expenditure.

1611.Subsection (1) excludes expenditure that has been deducted in some other fashion – for example under section 531(5) of ICTA.

1612.Subsections (2) and (3) exclude expenditure if the buyer and seller are under common control.

1613.Subsection (4) excludes expenditure that section 531(2) of ICTA treats as expenditure on goodwill for all the purposes of corporation tax, income tax and capital gains tax.

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