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PART 2E+W+S+N.I.Meeting the threshold conditions: bodies corporate [F1and partnerships]

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F1Words in Sch. 34 heading inserted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 19 para. 9 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2015 (c. 11), Sch. 19 para. 4(2)

[F2InterpretationE+W+S+N.I.

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F2Sch. 34 paras. 13A-13D substituted for Sch. 34 para. 13 (with effect in accordance with Sch. 19 para. 9 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2015 (c. 11), Sch. 19 para. 4(3)

13A(1)This paragraph contains definitions for the purposes of this Part of this Schedule.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Each of the following is a “relevant body”—

(a)a body corporate, and

(b)a partnership.

(3)Relevant time” means the time referred to in section 237(1A) (duty to give conduct notice to person treated as meeting threshold condition).

(4)Relevant threshold condition” means a threshold condition specified in any of the following paragraphs of this Schedule—

(a)paragraph 2 (deliberate tax defaulters);

(b)paragraph 4 (dishonest tax agents);

(c)paragraph 6 (criminal offences);

(d)paragraph 7 (opinion notice of GAAR advisory panel);

(e)paragraph 8 (disciplinary action against a member of a trade or profession);

(f)paragraph 9 (disciplinary action by regulatory authority);

(g)paragraph 10 (failure to comply with information notice).

(5)A person controls a body corporate if the person has power to secure that the affairs of the body corporate are conducted in accordance with the person's wishes—

(a)by means of the holding of shares or the possession of voting power in relation to the body corporate or any other relevant body,

(b)as a result of any powers conferred by the articles of association or other document regulating the body corporate or any other relevant body, or

(c)by means of controlling a partnership.

[F3(6)Two or more persons together control a body corporate if together they have the power to secure that the affairs of the body corporate are conducted in accordance with their wishes in any way specified in sub-paragraph (5)(a) to (c).

(7)A person controls a partnership if the person is a member of the partnership and—

(a)has the right to a share of more than half the assets, or more than half the income, of the partnership, or

(b)directs, or is on a day-to-day level in control of, the management of the business of the partnership.

(8)Two or more persons together control a partnership if they are members of the partnership and together they—

(a)have the right to a share of more than half the assets, or of more than half the income, of the partnership, or

(b)direct, or are on a day-to-day level in control of, the management of the business of the partnership.

(9)Paragraph 19(2) to (5) of Schedule 36 (connected persons etc) applies to a person referred to in sub-paragraph (7) or (8) as if references to “P” were to that person.

(10)A person has significant influence over a body corporate or partnership if the person—

(a)does not control the body corporate or partnership, but

(b)is able to, or actually does, exercise significant influence over it (whether or not as the result of a legal entitlement).

(11)Two or more persons together have significant influence over a body corporate or partnership if together those persons—

(a)do not control the body corporate or partnership, but

(b)are able to, or actually do, exercise significant influence over it (whether or not as the result of a legal entitlement).

(12)References to a person being a promoter are to the person carrying on business as a promoter.]]

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F3Sch. 34 paras. 13A(6)-(12) substituted for Sch. 34 paras. 6-8 (with effect in accordance with s. 24(5) of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2017 (c. 10), s. 24(1)

[F4Relevant bodies controlled etc by other persons treated as meeting a threshold conditionE+W+S+N.I.

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F4Sch. 34 Pt. 2 paras. 13B-13D substituted (with effect in accordance with s. 24(5) of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2017 (c. 10), s. 24(2)

13B(1)A relevant body is treated as meeting a threshold condition at the relevant time if any of Conditions A to C is met.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Condition A is that—

(a)a person met the threshold condition at a time when the person was a promoter, and

(b)the person controls or has significant influence over the relevant body at the relevant time.

(3)Condition B is that—

(a)a person met the threshold condition at a time when the person controlled or had significant influence over the relevant body,

(b)the relevant body was a promoter at that time, and

(c)the person controls or has significant influence over the relevant body at the relevant time.

(4)Condition C is that—

(a)two or more persons together controlled or had significant influence over the relevant body at a time when one of those persons met the threshold condition,

(b)the relevant body was a promoter at that time, and

(c)those persons together control or have significant influence over the relevant body at the relevant time.

(5)Where the person referred to in sub-paragraph (2)(a) or (3)(a) or (4)(a) as meeting a threshold condition is an individual, sub-paragraph (1) only applies if the threshold condition is a relevant threshold condition.

(6)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (2) it does not matter whether the relevant body existed at the time referred to in sub-paragraph (2)(a).

Persons who control etc a relevant body treated as meeting a threshold conditionE+W+S+N.I.

13C(1)If at a time when a person controlled or had significant influence over a relevant body—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)the relevant body met a threshold condition, and

(b)the relevant body, or another relevant body which the person controlled or had significant influence over, was a promoter,

the person is treated as meeting the threshold condition at the relevant time.

(2)It does not matter whether any relevant body referred to sub-paragraph (1) exists at the relevant time.

Relevant bodies controlled etc by the same person treated as meeting a threshold conditionE+W+S+N.I.

13D(1)If—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a person controlled or had significant influence over a relevant body at a time when it met a threshold condition, and

(b)at that time that body, or another relevant body which the person controlled or had significant influence over, was a promoter,

any relevant body which the person controls or has significant influence over at the relevant time is treated as meeting the threshold condition at the relevant time.

(2)If—

(a)two or more persons together controlled or had significant influence over a relevant body at a time when it met a threshold condition, and

(b)at that time that body, or another relevant body which those persons together controlled or had significant influence over, was a promoter,

any relevant body which those persons together control or have significant influence over at the relevant time is treated as meeting the threshold condition at the relevant time.

(3)It does not matter whether—

(a)a relevant body referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (b) or (2)(a) or (b) exists at the relevant time, or

(b)a relevant body existing at the relevant time existed at the time referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (2)(a).]

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