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Finance Act 2012

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2.Paragraph (1) provides that no liability to income tax arises in respect of any income from the 2013 Champions League final. The exemption will apply to individuals who are employees or contractors of an overseas team who are not resident in the UK.

3.Paragraph (2) defines income from the 2013 Champions League final as meaning income which is related to duties or services performed by the person in the UK in connection with the final.

4.Paragraph (3) provides that the income to be exempt must relate to contracts that are in place before the final takes place. Income that is subject to tax avoidance arrangements is not exempt.

5.Paragraph (4) defines what is meant by tax avoidance arrangements.

6.Paragraph (5) provides that withholding obligations under section 966 of the Income Tax Act 2007 do not apply to any payment or transfer that gives rise to income benefitting from the exemption.

7.Paragraph (6) provides definitions of “the 2013 Champions League final”, a “contractor”, an “employee” and “employment”, “income” and “overseas team”.

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