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Published by Sweet & Maxwell, Commerce Clearing House in London, [New York .
Written in English

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  • Capital gains tax -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Statementby G.S.A. Wheatcroft, and A.E.W. Park, assisted by P.G. Whiteman.
ContributionsGreat Britain.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 633 p.
Number of Pages633
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16631289M

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In principle, the United Kingdom taxes on a worldwide basis, although non-UK PE profits can be exempted from UK taxation by election. The election applies to all accounting periods starting after the election is made and to all the PEs of the company (so it cannot be made on a PE-by-PE basis). S.I. No. of DOUBLE TAXATION RELIEF (TAXES ON INCOME AND CAPITAL GAINS) (UNITED KINGDOM) ORDER, WHEREAS it is enacted by section (1) of the Income Tax Act, (No. 6 of ), as amended by section 86 of the Finance Act, (No. 27 of ), section 38 (1) of the Capital Gains Tax Act, (No. 20 of ), section of the Corporation Tax Act, . Book Description. This book, first published in , presents an analysis of the taxes levied on wealth or capital – death duties, annual wealth taxes and capital gains taxes. It provides a comprehensive study of these taxes, and recommends a series of measures, including the replacement of certain taxes, that would promote equality. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Contents []. Introduction; Income tax; Capital gains tax.