Commentary

D7.203 Close companies

Corporate tax
Corporate tax | Commentary

D7.203 Close companies

Corporate tax | Commentary

D7.203 Close companies

There is no express reference to charities in the legislation defining what is a close company1. However, it might be material to know whether a charitable corporation is a close company or not because of its effect on any trading subsidiary which it may own. The question of whether a charitable corporation is a close company will be determined by the application of general principles. The constitution and the operation of the charitable corporation must be examined in each particular case.

A charitable corporation being a body corporate is a company for the purposes of the Tax Acts2. A close company is basically defined as being a company

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