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Finance Act 2012

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3.Subsection (1) introduces changes to section 139 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 (ITEPA) (as amended by section 51 of the Finance Act 2011 with effect from 6 April 2013).  It provides that subsection (2) is amended to increase the level of the appropriate percentage from 10 per cent to 11 per cent for cars with engine emissions below the relevant threshold, but greater than 75g CO2 per kilometre.  The subsection also amends subsection 139(3) ITEPA so that the appropriate percentage of the relevant threshold is increased from 11 per cent to 12 per cent.

4.Subsection (2) provides that this amendment has effect for 2014-15 and subsequent tax years.

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