Capital allowances

Capital allowances guidance:

Where a transfer of assets (as opposed to a transfer of shares) results in the transfer of a trade or other qualifying activity, the capital allowances rules for plant...

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Provisions exist to ensure, generally, that assets may not be transferred between connected persons in such a way as to accelerate capital allowances for plant and...

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There are both general and specific anti-avoidance provisions applying to capital allowances for plant and machinery. General provisions exist to ensure assets may not be...

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This Practice Note is about capital allowance-related pre-contract enquiries on a property transfer. It applies to the grant of a new property interest (eg a lease) as...

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This Practice Note sets out how the capital allowances rules interact with the rules relating to: • capital gains tax, including corporation tax on chargeable gains (CGT)...

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The Capital Allowances Act 2001 contains provisions to ensure that one person cannot obtain capital allowances on expenditure which is actually borne or ‘met’ by another...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: Enhanced capital allowances for expenditure on energy and water efficient plant and machinery, and the associated first year tax credit, are being...

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Capital allowances for plant and machinery are given only if specifically claimed by completing the relevant boxes on an annual tax return. Allowances are not claimed...

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Capital allowances for plant and machinery are given only if specifically claimed by completing the relevant boxes on an annual tax return. Allowances are not claimed...

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Capital allowances are available for qualifying capital expenditure on know-how where the acquirer is not within the corporate intangibles tax regime in...

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Capital allowances are available and provide a deduction for capital expenditure on acquiring two particular types of intangible fixed asset: • patents, and • know-how...

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Plant and machinery allowances are the most widely used form of capital allowance. Plant and machinery is often (wrongly) interpreted as if the terms ‘plant’ and...

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A taxpayer may be able to obtain tax relief for expenditure on fixtures by claiming plant and machinery allowances. For more on the availability of plant and machinery...

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Certain items of plant and machinery (see Practice Note: Plant and machinery allowances—definition of plant and machinery) are classified as ‘integral features’ by...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: Finance Act 2019 abolishes enhanced capital allowances for expenditure on energy and water efficient plant and machinery, and the associated...

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Research and development (R&D) capital allowances are available to all taxpayers carrying on a trade, not just companies. Therefore, an individual, or...

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This Practice Note describes the law and practice relating to elections under section 198 or 199 of the Capital Allowances Act 2001 (CAA 2001), which are relevant to...

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Expenditure incurred on or after 29 October 2018 on non-residential structures and buildings which does not qualify for plant and machinery allowances will normally...

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What are capital allowances? Capital allowances are the means by which tax relief is given for some (but not all) capital expenditure. They are effectively a standardised...

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