The Exchange Gains and Losses (Bringing into Account Gains or Losses) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2015/1960

2015No. 1960

CORPORATION TAX

The Exchange Gains and Losses (Bringing into Account Gains or Losses) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

3rdDecember2015

7thDecember2015

31stDecember2015

The Treasury make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 151E of the Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992( 1), paragraph 26(5) of Schedule 23 to the Finance Act 2002( 2) and sections 328(4) and 606(4) of the Corporation Tax Act 2009( 3).

Citation, commencement and effect

1.-(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Exchange Gains and Losses (Bringing into Account Gains or Losses) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 and come into force on 31st December 2015.

(2) These Regulations have effect in relation to accounting periods beginning on or after 1st January 2016.

Amendments to the Exchange Gains and Losses (Bringing into Account Gains or Losses) Regulations 2002

2.-(1) The Exchange Gains and Losses (Bringing into Account Gains or Losses) Regulations 2002( 4) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 4-

(a) in paragraph (1) for "paragraph (4)" substitute "paragraphs (4) and (5)", and(b) at the end insert-"(5) Paragraph (1) does not apply so far as the net gain or net loss falls to be brought into account apart from this regulation or regulation 6.".

(3) In regulation 13-

(a) in paragraph (1), at the start insert "subject to paragraph (3A),", and(b) after paragraph (3) insert-"(3A) This regulation does not apply so far as the net gain or net loss falls to be brought into account apart from this regulation.".

Mel Stride

George Hollingbery

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

3rd December 2015

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Exchange Gains and Losses (Bringing into Account Gains or Losses) Regulations 2002. Those Regulations provide for exchange gains or losses on loans or derivatives which hedge foreign exchange risk from a company's investment in a foreign enterprise, and which have previously been disregarded for corporation tax purposes, to be brought back into account in specified circumstances. These amendments are consequential to amendments made to Parts 5 and 7 of the Corporation Tax Act 2009 by the Finance (No 2) Act 2015 and ensure that amounts are not brought into account under both provisions in the Corporation Tax Act 2009 and the Regulations.

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