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Finance Act 2002

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Amount of credit

17(1)The amount of the tax credit to which a company is entitled for an accounting period is 16% of the surrenderable loss for the period, subject to the following limit.

(2)The limit is that the total of the tax credits to which the company is entitled for an accounting period under this Schedule and under Schedule 20 to the Finance Act 2000 (c. 17) may not exceed the total of the company’s PAYE and NICs liabilities for payment periods ending in that accounting period.

(3)The Treasury may by order substitute for the percentage for the time being specified in sub-paragraph (1) such other percentage as they think fit.

(4)An order under sub-paragraph (3) may make such incidental, supplementary, consequential and transitional provision as the Treasury think fit.

(5)Paragraph 17 of Schedule 20 to the Finance Act 2000 (calculation of total amount of company’s PAYE and NICs liabilities for a payment period) applies for the purposes of this paragraph as it applies for the purposes of paragraph 16 of that Schedule.

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