347. General scheme of corporation tax.

A company1 resident2 in the United Kingdom3 is chargeable to corporation tax on income on:

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    (1)     all its profits4 wherever arising5;

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    (2)     profits accruing for its benefit under any trust, or arising under any partnership, in any case in which it would be so chargeable if the profits accrued to it directly6; and

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    (3)     profits arising in the winding up of the company7.

For this purpose, 'profits' means income and chargeable gains, except in so far as the context otherwise requires8. A company which is resident in the United Kingdom in an accounting period is chargeable to corporation tax on