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Reliefs: further provisionU.K.

1046Relief only available where company is going concernU.K.

(1)A company may only make—

(a)a claim under section 1044, or

(b)an election under section 1045,

at a time when it is a going concern.

(2)For the purposes of this section a company is a going concern if—

(a)its latest published accounts were prepared on a going concern basis, and

(b)nothing in those accounts indicates that they were only prepared on that basis because of an expectation that the company would receive relief or R&D tax credits under this Chapter F1....

[F2This is subject to subsection (2A).]

[F3(2A)A company is not a going concern at any time if it is in administration or liquidation at that time.

(2B)For the purposes of this section a company is in administration if—

(a)it is in administration under Part 2 of the Insolvency Act 1986 or Part 3 of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/2405 (N.I. 19)), or

(b)a corresponding situation under the law of a country or territory outside the United Kingdom exists in relation to the company.

(2C)For the purposes of this section a company is in liquidation if—

(a)it is in liquidation within the meaning of section 247 of that Act or Article 6 of that Order, or

(b)a corresponding situation under the law of a country or territory outside the United Kingdom exists in relation to the company.]

(3)Section 436(2) of the Companies Act 2006 (meaning of “publication” of documents) has effect for the purposes of this section.

Textual Amendments

F1Words in s. 1046(2)(b) omitted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 3 para. 38 of the amending Act) by virtue of Finance Act 2012 (c. 14), Sch. 3 para. 18

F2Words in s. 1046(2) inserted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 3 para. 40 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2012 (c. 14), Sch. 3 para. 10(2)

F3S. 1046(2A)-(2C) inserted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 3 para. 40 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2012 (c. 14), Sch. 3 para. 10(3)

1047Elections under section 1045U.K.

(1)An election under section 1045 must specify the accounting period in respect of which it is made.

(2)The election must be made by notice in writing to an officer of Revenue and Customs.

(3)The notice must be given before the end of the period of two years beginning immediately after the end of the accounting period to which the election relates.

1048Treatment of deemed trading loss under section 1045U.K.

(1)This section applies if under section 1045 a company is treated as making a trading loss in an accounting period.

(2)The trading loss may not be [F4deducted from] profits of a preceding accounting period under [F5section 37(3)(b) or 42 of CTA 2010] unless the company is entitled to relief under section 1045 for the earlier period.

(3)Subsection (4) applies if—

(a)the company begins, in the accounting period or a later period, to carry on a trade, and

(b)the trade is derived from the research and development in relation to which the relief mentioned in subsection (1) was obtained.

(4)In that case, so far as—

(a)the company has not obtained relief in respect of the trading loss under any other provision, and

(b)the loss has not been surrendered under [F6Part 5 of CTA 2010 (group relief)],

the trading loss is to be treated as if it were a loss of that trade brought forward under [F7section 45 of CTA 2010] (relief of trading losses against future trading profits).

(5)Subsection (4) is subject to section 1062 (restriction on losses carried forward where tax credit claimed).

Textual Amendments

F4Words in s. 1048(2) substituted (with effect in accordance with s. 1184(1) of the amending Act) by Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4), s. 1184(1), Sch. 1 para. 667(2)(a) (with Sch. 2)

F5Words in s. 1048(2) substituted (with effect in accordance with s. 1184(1) of the amending Act) by Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4), s. 1184(1), Sch. 1 para. 667(2)(b) (with Sch. 2)

F6Words in s. 1048(4)(b) substituted (with effect in accordance with s. 1184(1) of the amending Act) by Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4), s. 1184(1), Sch. 1 para. 667(3)(a) (with Sch. 2)

F7Words in s. 1048(4) substituted (with effect in accordance with s. 1184(1) of the amending Act) by Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4), s. 1184(1), Sch. 1 para. 667(3)(b) (with Sch. 2)

1049Restriction on consortium reliefU.K.

(1)This section applies if—

(a)a company claims relief under section 1044 or elects to obtain relief under section 1045 in respect of an accounting period,

(b)at any time during the period the company is owned by a consortium, and

(c)at least one of the members of the consortium is a large company.

(2)The amount of the relief obtained in respect of the accounting period may not be surrendered by the company to another company, for the purposes of a consortium group relief claim, unless the other company is a small or medium-sized enterprise.

(3)A “consortium group relief claim” means a claim to group relief [F8based on consortium condition 1, 2 or 3 in sections 132 and 133 of CTA 2010] (group relief available between members of consortia).

Textual Amendments

F8Words in s. 1049(3) substituted (with effect in accordance with s. 1184(1) of the amending Act) by Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4), s. 1184(1), Sch. 1 para. 668 (with Sch. 2)

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