Commentary

D9.1006 Tax treatment of borrower under a debtor or quasi-debtor repo agreement

Corporate tax
Corporate tax | Commentary

D9.1006 Tax treatment of borrower under a debtor or quasi-debtor repo agreement

Corporate tax | Commentary

D9.1006 Tax treatment of borrower under a debtor or quasi-debtor repo agreement

The borrower under a debtor or quasi-debtor repo is taxed on the income arising on the securities, excluding manufactured payments, as if he continued to hold them for the period during which the arrangement is in force1. An arrangement is in force from the time the securities are originally sold to the time when the relevant repurchase takes place, or it becomes apparent that the repurchase will not take place2.

A charge to tax arises only where GAAP prescribes that income is recognised in determining the borrower's profits and losses for the accounting period. An amount is recognised in determining profits and losses if it is recognised in the company's profit and loss account, income statement, statement of comprehensive income, statement of total recognised gains and losses, statement of recognised income and expense, statement of income and retained earnings, statement of changes in equity or any other statement of items brought into account in calculating the company's profits and losses for the accounting period3.

It is further specifically provided that manufactured payments received by

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