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Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

Part 5: Employment income: deductions
Paragraph 39

3687.Section 353 provides that a deduction is allowed from earnings charged on remittance where (among other matters) certain expenses are paid in the tax year or in an earlier tax year in which the employee has been resident in the United Kingdom. This paragraph contains provisions designed to ensure continuity where the earlier tax year ended before 6 April 2003, but the deductions fall to be allowed in the tax year 2003-04 or in a later tax year.

Paragraph 40

3688.Sections 373 and 374 provide, in certain circumstances, for deductions from earnings for travel costs and expenses of a non-domiciled employee or of members of his family. The travel in question must end on, or during the period of five years beginning with a date that is a “qualifying arrival date” in relation to the employee. This paragraph contains provisions to ensure that the deductions may be given where the qualifying arrival date was before 6 April 2003, but the costs and expenses of the travel relate to the tax year 2003-04 or to a later tax year.

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