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Capital Allowances Act 2001

Section 479: Persons having qualifying non-trade expenditure: income tax

1699.This section is based on sections 528(2) and (4) of ICTA. It gives effect to allowances and charges for non-trade qualifying expenditure for income tax.

1700.It does not reproduce the words at the end of section 528(2)(b) of ICTA about tax being discharged or repaid accordingly. Nor does it reproduce the closing words of section 528(2) which require a claim for relief to be made under that subsection. See Note 63 in Annex 2.

1701.The second half of section 532(1) of ICTA is not rewritten. See Note 62 in Annex 2.

1702.Subsection (4) treats charges in respect of qualifying non-trade expenditure as income taxable under Case VI of Schedule D. Such charges are treated as income from patents by section 483, which allows the charges to be reduced by allowances in respect of qualifying non-trade expenditure.

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