Section 596: Adjustments where tax has been deducted
2320.This section contains rules relating to adjustments which may be necessary where tax has been deducted from payments to a non-UK resident under subsection (2) of section 595. It is based on section 524 of ICTA.
2321.Subsection (2) provides that, where an election for spreading has been made, the necessary adjustments are to be made by treating one sixth of the sum deducted from the proceeds of sale or instalment as income tax paid for each of the six years. The reference to instalments makes explicit in the section what was implicit in the source legislation.