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Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

Paragraph 46: Notice of enquiry

3548.This paragraph gives the Inland Revenue authority to enquire whether an option is qualifying or not after a notice has been given under paragraph 44 of this Schedule. The paragraph describes the procedure that should be followed by the Inland Revenue in opening such an enquiry and the time limits for doing so. This paragraph derives from paragraph 4 of Schedule 14 to FA 2000.

3549.Sub-paragraph (5) of paragraph 46 of this Schedule makes it clear that a notice of enquiry can be given before the end of the 92-day notification period if the option is notified to the Inland Revenue before then. The closing date remains 12 months after the end of the 92-day period. See Change 178 in Annex 1.

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