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[F11(1)A company may claim a first-year tax credit for a chargeable period in which it has a surrenderable loss, unless it is an excluded company in relation to that chargeable period.U.K.

(2)A company has a surrenderable loss in a chargeable period if in that chargeable period—

(a)a first-year allowance is made to the company in respect of relevant first-year expenditure (see paragraph 3) incurred for the purposes of a qualifying activity the profits of which are chargeable to corporation tax, and

(b)the company incurs a loss in carrying on that qualifying activity (see paragraphs 4 to 9).

(3)The amount of the surrenderable loss is equal to—

(a)so much of the loss incurred in carrying on the qualifying activity as is unrelieved (see paragraphs 10 to 16), or

(b)if less, the amount of the first-year allowance made in respect of the relevant first-year expenditure in the chargeable period in question.

(4)A company is an excluded company in relation to a chargeable period if at any time during that period it is [F2entitled to make—

(a)a claim under section 642 or 643 of CTA 2010 (reliefs for co-operative housing associations),

(b)a claim under section 651 or 652 of CTA 2010 (reliefs for self-build societies), or

(c)a relevant claim under Part 11 of CTA 2010 (charitable companies etc).]

[F3(5)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (4)(c) a claim under Part 11 of CTA 2010 is a relevant claim unless—

(a)it is a claim for exemption under—

(i)section 475 or 476 (reliefs for certain heritage bodies etc),

(ii)section 480 (exemption for profits of small-scale trades), or

(iii)section 481 (exemption from charges under provisions to which section 1173 of CTA 2010 applies), or

(b)the company is entitled to make it only by virtue of section 490 (application of exemptions to certain heritage bodies etc).]]

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F1Sch. A1 inserted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 25 para. 9 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2008 (c. 9), Sch. 25 para. 5

F2Words in Sch. A1 para. 1(4) substituted (1.4.2010) (with effect in accordance with s. 1184(1) of the amending Act) by Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4), s. 1184(1), Sch. 1 para. 364(2)(a) (with Sch. 2)

F3Sch. A1 para. 1(5) inserted (1.4.2010) (with effect in accordance with s. 1184(1) of the amending Act) by Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4), s. 1184(1), Sch. 1 para. 364(2)(b) (with Sch. 2)

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