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Capital Allowances Act 2001

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2General means of giving effect to capital allowances

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(1)Allowances and charges are to be given effect—

(a)for income tax purposes, in calculating income for a chargeable period, and

(b)for corporation tax purposes, in calculating profits for a chargeable period.

(2)For the meaning of “chargeable period”, see section 6.

(3)Subsection (1) needs to be read with the following provisions about giving effect to allowances and charges—

  • sections 247 to 262 (plant and machinery allowances);

  • sections 352 to 355 (industrial buildings allowances);

  • sections 391 and 392 (agricultural buildings allowances);

  • section 432 (mineral extraction allowances);

  • section 450 (research and development allowances);

  • section 463 (know-how allowances);

  • sections 478 to 480 (patent allowances);

  • section 489 (dredging allowances);

  • section 529 (assured tenancy allowances).

(4)In subsection (1)(b) “profits” has the same meaning as in section 6 of ICTA.

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