The following Corporation Tax guidance note Produced by Tolley provides comprehensive and up to date tax information covering:
This guidance note provides an overview of the tax implications to consider when loans are made to companies by their shareholders and provides links to other guidance notes setting out more detail on the various rules.
If a close company is charged interest on certain loans, a set of anti-avoidance provisions known as the 'late interest' rules may apply. This means that if the interest on the loan is accrued but not paid over within 12 months following the year end, it is only allowable for corporation tax purposes when it actually paid, rather than when it is accrued. For more information, see the Connected party relationships - late interest
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