The Real Estate Investment Trust (Amendments to the Corporation Tax Act 2010 and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2014

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CitationSI 2014/518

2014No. 518

CORPORATION TAX

The Real Estate Investment Trust (Amendments to the Corporation Tax Act 2010 and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2014

6thMarch2014

7thMarch2014

1stApril2014

The Treasury make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 17(3)(a) and (b) and 18(1) of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2005( 1) and sections 528(4B) and 544(6) of the Corporation Tax Act 2010( 2).

Citation, commencement and effect

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Real Estate Investment Trust (Amendments to the Corporation Tax Act 2010 and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2014 and come into force on 1st April 2014.

(2) Subject to paragraphs (3) and (4), these Regulations have effect for accounting periods beginning on or after 1st April 2014.

(3) Regulation 2(2) has effect in relation to-

(a) groups of companies in respect of which notices are given under section 523 of the Corporation Tax Act 2010 specifying a date on or after 1st April 2014, and(b) companies which give notices under section 524 of that Act specifying a date which is on or after that date.

(4) Regulation 2(2) also has effect in relation to-

(a) groups of companies in respect of which notices are given under section 523 of the Corporation Tax Act 2010 specifying a date which is before 1st April 2014, and(b) companies which give notices under section 524 of that Act specifying a date which is before that date,

for accounting periods beginning on or after 1st April 2014

Amendment to the Corporation Tax Act 2010

2. (1) The Corporation Tax Act 2010 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 528(4A) (conditions for company, meaning of "institutional investor")( 3), at the end insert-

"(i) a UK REIT;(j) a person who is resident in a territory outside the United Kingdom in accordance with the law of that territory relating to taxation and is, under the law of that territory, the equivalent of a UK REIT".

(3) In section 544(5) (property financing costs)( 4)-

(a) at the end of paragraph (d) omit "and", and(b) after paragraph (e) insert-"(f) periodic payments or receipts so far as they-(i) are from any derivative contract or other arrangement entered into as a hedge of risk in connection with borrowing, and(ii) are attributable to the hedge, and(g) amortisation of discounts and premiums relating to a derivative contract or other arrangement within paragraph (f)".

Amendment to the Authorised Investment Funds (Tax) Regulations 2006

3. (1) The...

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