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Chapter 6U.K.Trade profits: receipts

Capital receiptsU.K.

93Capital receiptsU.K.

(1)Items of a capital nature must not be brought into account as receipts in calculating the profits of a trade.

(2)But this does not apply to items which, as a result of any provision of the Corporation Tax Acts, are brought into account as receipts in calculating the profits of the trade.

Debts releasedU.K.

94Debts incurred and later releasedU.K.

(1)This section applies if—

(a)in calculating the profits of a trade, a deduction is allowed for the expense giving rise to a debt owed by the company carrying on the trade,

(b)all or part of the debt is released, and

(c)the release is not part of a statutory insolvency arrangement.

(2)The amount released—

(a)is brought into account as a receipt in calculating the profits of the trade, and

(b)is treated as arising in the accounting period in which the release is effected.

Amounts received following earlier cessationU.K.

95Acquisition of trade: receipts from transferor's tradeU.K.

(1)This section applies if —

(a)a person (“the transferor”) permanently ceased to carry on a trade at any time,

(b)at that time the transferor transferred to another person (“the transferee”) the right to receive sums arising from the carrying on of the trade, and

(c)the transferee subsequently carries on the transferor's trade.

(2)Sums—

(a)which the transferee receives as a result of the transfer, and

(b)which are not brought into account in calculating the profits of the transferor's trade for corporation or income tax purposes of any period before the cessation,

are brought into account in calculating the profits of the transferee's trade in the accounting period in which they are received.

(3)Any sums mentioned in subsection (1)(b) which are received after the transferor has permanently ceased to carry on the trade are not post-cessation receipts (see Chapter 15).

Reverse premiumsU.K.

96Reverse premiumsU.K.

(1)For the purposes of sections 98 and 99 a payment or other benefit is a reverse premium if—

(a)conditions A, B and C are met, and

(b)it is not excluded by section 97.

(2)Condition A is that a company (“the recipient”) receives the payment or other benefit by way of inducement in connection with a transaction being entered into by—

(a)the recipient, or

(b)a person connected with the recipient.

(3)Condition B is that the transaction (the “property transaction”) is one under which—

(a)the recipient, or

(b)the person connected with the recipient,

becomes entitled to an estate, interest or right in or over land.

(4)Condition C is that the payment or other benefit is paid or provided by—

(a)the person (“the grantor”) by whom the estate, interest or right is granted or was granted at an earlier time,

(b)a person connected with the grantor, or

(c)a nominee of, or a person acting on the directions of, the grantor or a person connected with the grantor.

97Excluded casesU.K.

(1)A payment or other benefit is not a reverse premium so far as it is brought into account under section 532 of CAA 2001 (the general rule excluding contributions) to reduce the recipient's expenditure qualifying for capital allowances.

(2)A payment or other benefit received in connection with a property transaction is not a reverse premium if—

(a)the person entering into the transaction is an individual, and

(b)the transaction relates to premises occupied or to be occupied by the individual as the individual's only or main residence.

(3)A payment or other benefit is not a reverse premium so far as it is consideration for the transfer of an estate or interest in land which constitutes the sale in a sale and leaseback arrangement.

(4)A “sale and leaseback arrangement” means any such arrangement as is described in [F1section 681AA(1) or (2) or 681AB(1) or (2) of ITA 2007 or] [F2section 835(1) or (2), 836(1) or (2) or 850 of CTA 2010].

Textual Amendments

F1Words in s. 97(4) inserted (with effect in accordance with s. 381(1) of the amending Act) by Taxation (International and Other Provisions) Act 2010 (c. 8), s. 381(1), Sch. 8 para. 263 (with Sch. 9 paras. 1-9, 22)

F2Words in s. 97(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. 596 (with Sch. 2)

98Tax treatment of reverse premiumsU.K.

(1)A reverse premium is treated for corporation tax purposes as a receipt of a revenue nature.

(2)If the recipient enters into the property transaction for the purposes of a trade carried on (or to be carried on) by the recipient, the reverse premium is brought into account in calculating the profits of the trade.

(3)If subsection (2) does not apply, the reverse premium is charged to corporation tax in accordance with section 250 (reverse premium taxed as property business receipt).

99Arrangements not at arm's lengthU.K.

(1)This section applies if—

(a)two or more of the parties to the property arrangements are connected persons, and

(b)the terms of those arrangements are not such as would reasonably have been expected if those persons had been dealing at arm's length.

(2)The terms of the property arrangements meet the condition in subsection (1)(b) if they differ to a significant extent from the terms which, at the time the arrangements were entered into, would be regarded as normal and reasonable—

(a)in the market conditions then prevailing, and

(b)between persons dealing with each other at arm's length in the open market.

(3)The whole amount or value of the reverse premium brought into account under section 98 is brought into account in the first relevant period of account.

(4)The first relevant period of account” means the period of account in which the property transaction is entered into.

(5)However if the recipient enters into the property transaction for the purposes of a trade—

(a)which is not then carried on by the recipient, but

(b)which the recipient subsequently starts to carry on,

the first relevant period of account” means the first period of account in which the recipient carries on the trade.

100Connected persons and property arrangementsU.K.

For the purposes of this section and sections 96 to 99—

(a)persons are treated as connected with each other if they are connected at any time during the period when the property arrangements are entered into, and

(b)the property arrangements” means the property transaction and any arrangements entered into in connection with it (whether before it, at the same time as it or after it).

Other receiptsU.K.

101Distribution of assets of mutual concernsU.K.

(1)This section applies if—

(a)a deduction has been made in calculating the profits of a trade for a payment to a mutual concern for the purposes of its mutual business,

(b)the concern is being or has been wound up or dissolved,

(c)a company (“the recipient”) which is carrying on the trade, or was doing so at the time of the payment, receives money or money's worth representing the concern's assets, and

(d)the assets in question represent profits of the mutual business conducted by the concern.

(2)If the recipient is carrying on the trade at the time the money or money's worth is received, the amount or value of the money or money's worth is brought into account as a receipt in calculating the profits of the trade.

(3)If the recipient—

(a)is not carrying on the trade at the time the money or money's worth is received, but

(b)was doing so at the time of the payment to the mutual concern,

the amount or value of the money or money's worth is treated as a post-cessation receipt (see Chapter 15).

(4)For the purposes of this section money or money's worth represents assets of a mutual concern if it—

(a)forms part of the assets of the concern,

(b)forms part of the consideration for the transfer of the assets of the concern as part of a scheme of amalgamation or reconstruction which involves its winding up, or

(c)consists of the consideration for a transfer or surrender of a right to receive anything falling within paragraph (a) or (b) and does not give rise to a charge to corporation tax on the company receiving it otherwise than as a result of this section.

(5)If a transfer or surrender of a right to receive anything which—

(a)forms part of the assets of a mutual concern, or

(b)forms part of the consideration for the transfer of the assets of a mutual concern,

is not at arm's length, the company making the transfer or surrender is treated as receiving consideration equal to the value of the right.

(6)In this section references to a mutual concern are to a body corporate which has at any time carried on a trade which consists of or includes the conduct of mutual business (whether or not confined to the members of the body corporate).

(7)For the purposes of this section a trade does not consist of or include the conduct of mutual business if all the profits of the trade are chargeable to corporation or income tax.

102Industrial development grantsU.K.

(1)This section applies if a company carrying on a trade receives a payment by way of a grant under—

(a)section 7 or 8 of the Industrial Development Act 1982 (c. 52), or

(b)Article 7, 9 or 30 of the Industrial Development (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 (S.I. 1982/1083 (N.I. 15)).

(2)The payment is brought into account as a receipt in calculating the profits of the trade unless—

(a)the grant is designated as made towards the cost of specified capital expenditure,

(b)the grant is designated as compensation for the loss of capital assets, or

(c)the grant is for all or part of a corporation tax liability (including one that has already been met).

103Sums recovered under insurance policies etcU.K.

(1)This section applies if—

(a)a deduction has been made for a loss or expense in calculating the profits of a trade,

(b)a company carrying on the trade recovers a sum under an insurance policy or a contract of indemnity in respect of the loss or expense, and

(c)the sum is not of a revenue nature.

(2)The sum is brought into account as a receipt in calculating the profits of the trade (but only up to the amount of the deduction).

104Repayments under FISMA 2000U.K.

(1)This section applies if—

(a)a company carries on a trade, and

(b)a payment is made to the company as a result of a repayment provision.

(2)The payment is brought into account as a receipt in calculating the profits of the trade.

(3)For the purposes of this section “repayment provision” means—

(a)any provision made by virtue of section 136(7) or 214(1)(e) of FISMA 2000, or

(b)any provision made by scheme rules for fees to be refunded in specified circumstances.

(4)In this section “scheme rules” means the rules referred to in paragraph 14(1) of Schedule 17 to FISMA 2000.

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