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Amounts of penalties for failure to pay tax: Scottish landfill taxS

170Scottish landfill tax: first penalty for failure to pay taxS

(1)This section applies in the case of a payment of tax falling within item 2 of the table in section 168.

(2)P is liable to a penalty of 1% of the unpaid tax.

(3)In addition, a penalty period begins to run on the penalty date for the payment of tax.

(4)The penalty period ends with the day 12 months after the date specified in or for the purposes of column 4 of the table in section 168 for the payment, unless it is extended under section 171(2)(c).

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I1S. 170 in force at 1.4.2015 by S.S.I. 2015/110, art. 2(1)

171Scottish landfill tax: penalties for multiple failures to pay taxS

(1)This section applies if—

(a)a penalty period has begun under section 170 because P has failed to make a payment (“payment A”), and

(b)before the end of the period, P fails to make another payment (“payment B”) falling within the same item in the table in section 168 as payment A.

(2)In such a case—

(a)section 170(2) and (3) do not apply to the failure to make payment B,

(b)P is liable to a penalty under this section for that failure, and

(c)the penalty period that has begun is extended so that it ends with the day 12 months after the date specified in or for the purposes of column 4 for payment B.

(3)The amount of the penalty under this section is determined by reference to the number of defaults that P has made during the penalty period.

(4)If the default is P's first default during the penalty period, P is liable, at the time of the default, to a penalty of 2% of the amount of the default.

(5)If the default is P's second default during the penalty period, P is liable, at the time of the default, to a penalty of 3% of the amount of the default.

(6)If the default is P's third or subsequent default during the penalty period, P is liable, at the time of the default, to a penalty of 4% of the amount of the default.

(7)For the purposes of this section—

(a)P makes a default when P fails to pay an amount of tax in full on or before the date on which it becomes due and payable,

(b)in accordance with subsection (1)(b), the references in subsections (3) to (6) to a default are references to a default in relation to the tax to which payments A and B relate,

(c)a default counts for the purposes of those subsections if (but only if) the period to which the payment relates is less than 6 months,

(d)the amount of a default is the amount which P fails to pay.

(8)A penalty period may be extended more than once under subsection (2)(c).

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I2S. 171 in force at 1.4.2015 by S.S.I. 2015/110, art. 2(1)

172Scottish landfill tax: 6 month penalty for failure to pay taxS

If any amount of tax is unpaid after the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the penalty date, P is liable to a penalty of 5% of that amount.

Commencement Information

I3S. 172 in force at 1.4.2015 by S.S.I. 2015/110, art. 2(1)

173Scottish landfill tax: 12 month penalty for failure to pay taxS

If any amount of tax is unpaid after the end of the period of 12 months beginning with the penalty date, P is liable to a penalty of 5% of that amount.

Commencement Information

I4S. 173 in force at 1.4.2015 by S.S.I. 2015/110, art. 2(1)

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