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       “16A  Agency workers

              (1)             This section applies where—

                    (a)                   any services which an individual provides or is obliged to

provide under an agency contract are treated under section

44(2) of ITEPA 2003 as the duties of an office or employment

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held by him with the agency, or

                    (b)                   any remuneration receivable under or in consequence of

arrangements falling within section 45 of that Act is treated as

earnings from an office or employment held by him with the

agency.

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              (2)             Where this section applies—

                    (a)                   section 15 above shall apply as if the individual were

employed by the agency, and

                    (b)                   section 16 above shall not apply to any payments made to the

individual under or in consequence of the agency contract or

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the arrangements.

              (3)             In this section “agency contract” and “remuneration” have the same

meaning as in Chapter 7 of Part 2 of ITEPA 2003.”

  128      In section 42(3) (procedure for making claims etc.) for “section 203 of the

principal Act” substitute “PAYE regulations”.

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  129      In section 46B(5) (questions as to the application of provisions concerning

the territorial sea to be determined by Special Commissioners) at the end of

paragraph (b) insert—

                                          “, or

                    (c)                      section 41 of ITEPA 2003,”.

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  130      In section 59A (payments on account of income tax)—

              (a)             in subsection (8)(b) for “section 203 of the principal Act” substitute

“PAYE regulations”; and

              (b)             in subsection (10) for “Regulations under section 203 of the principal

Act (PAYE)” substitute “PAYE regulations”.

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  131     (1)      Amend section 59B (payment of income tax and capital gains tax) as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1) for “, 547(5) or 599A(5) of the principal Act” substitute “or

547(5) of the principal Act or section 626 of ITEPA 2003”.

          (3)      In subsection (2)(a) for “section 203 of the principal Act” substitute “PAYE

regulations”.

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          (4)      In subsection (8) for “Regulations under section 203 of the principal Act

(PAYE)” substitute “PAYE regulations”.

  132      In section 62(1A)(a) (priority of claim for tax)—

              (a)             for “emoluments” substitute “taxable earnings (as defined by section

10 of ITEPA 2003)”;

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              (b)             for “section 203 of the principal Act (pay as you earn)” substitute

“PAYE regulations”.

  133      In section 63(3)(a) (recovery of tax in Scotland) for “section 203 of the

principal Act (pay as you earn)” substitute “PAYE regulations”.

  134      In section 64(1A)(a) (priority of claim for tax in Scotland)—

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              (a)             for “emoluments” substitute “taxable earnings (as defined by section

10 of ITEPA 2003)”;

              (b)             for “section 203 of the principal Act (pay as you earn)” substitute

“PAYE regulations”.

  135     (1)      Amend section 70 (evidence) as follows.

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          (2)      In subsection (2)(a) for “or the principal Act” substitute “, the principal Act

or ITEPA 2003”.

          (3)      In subsection (4) for “emoluments” in both places where it occurs substitute

“earnings or amounts treated as earnings”.

          (4)      After subsection (4) insert—

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              “(5)                In subsection (4) “earnings or amounts treated as earnings” means

earnings or amounts treated as earnings which constitute

employment income (see section 7(2)(a) or (b) of ITEPA 2003).”

  136      In section 91(3)(c) (effect on interest of reliefs) for “section 203 of the

principal Act” substitute “PAYE regulations”.

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  137     (1)      Amend the Table in section 98 (special returns, etc.) as follows.

          (2)      Omit from the first column of the Table the entries relating to—

              (a)             regulations under section 202 of ICTA;

              (b)             paragraph 117 of Schedule 8 to the Finance Act 2000;

              (c)             paragraph 64 of Schedule 14 to the Finance Act 2000.

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          (3)      At the end of the first column of the Table insert the following entries—

 

“Regulations under

  
 

section 589 of ITEPA 2003.

  
 

Regulations under section

  
 

715 of ITEPA 2003.

  

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Paragraph 93 of Schedule

  
 

2 to ITEPA 2003.

  
 

Paragraph 45 of Schedule

  
 

3 to ITEPA 2003.

  
 

Paragraph 33 of Schedule

  

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4 to ITEPA 2003.

  
 

Paragraph 51 of Schedule

  
 

5 to ITEPA 2003.”

  

          (4)      Omit from the second column of the Table the entries relating to—

              (a)             section 136(6) of ICTA;

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              (b)             section 140G of ICTA;

              (c)             regulations under section 202 of ICTA;

              (d)             regulations under section 203 of ICTA;

              (e)             section 313(5) of ICTA;

              (f)             section 85(1) and (2) of the Finance Act 1988;

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              (g)             paragraph 65 of Schedule 14 to the Finance Act 2000.

 

 

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          (5)      At the end of the second column of the Table insert the following entries—

  

“Sections 432 and 433 of

 
  

ITEPA 2003.

 
  

Section 445 of ITEPA 2003.

 
  

Sections 465 and 466 of

 

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ITEPA 2003.

 
  

Section 486 of ITEPA 2003

 
  

Regulations under section

 
  

589 of ITEPA 2003.

 
  

Regulations under section

 

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715 of ITEPA 2003.

 
  

PAYE regulations.

 
  

Paragraph 52 of Schedule 5

 
  

to ITEPA 2003.”

 

  138      In section 98A(1) (special penalties in the case of certain returns) for

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“Regulations under section 203 (PAYE) or” substitute “PAYE regulations or

regulations under section”.

  139      In section 118 (interpretation) after the entry relating to “inspector” insert—

                    ““ITEPA 2003” means the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act

2003,”.

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  140      In section 119(3) (construction of the Act) after “1992 Act” insert “and ITEPA

2003”.

  141      In paragraph 4(1A) of Schedule 1A (claims etc. not included in returns) for

“section 203 of the principal Act” substitute “PAYE regulations”.

  142      In paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 (rules for assigning proceedings to General

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Commissioners) for “regulations under section 203 of the principal Act”

substitute “PAYE regulations”.

  143      In Schedule 3A (electronic lodgement of tax returns etc.) in paragraph 2(4)

(returns to which the Schedule applies) after “the principal Act” insert “or

under ITEPA 2003”.

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Finance Act 1973 (c. 51)

  144      Schedule 15 to the Finance Act 1973 (territorial extension of charge to tax —

supplementary provisions) is amended as follows.

  145      In paragraph 2(b) for “emoluments” substitute “earnings or amounts treated

as earnings which constitute employment income (see section 7(2)(a) or (b)

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of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003)”.

  146      In paragraph 5 for “Schedule E” substitute “the Income Tax (Earnings and

Pensions) Act 2003”.

 

 

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Finance Act 1974 (c. 30)

  147      In section 24 of the Finance Act 1974 (returns of persons treated as

employees) for “any emoluments paid to him, whether or not tax is

chargeable on them” substitute “any general earnings paid to him”.

Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30)

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  148      In Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978 (words and expressions defined)

after the definition of “Parliamentary election” insert—

                    ““PAYE income” has the meaning given by section 683 of the Income

Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003.”

                    “PAYE regulations” means regulations under section 684 of that Act.”.

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Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44)

  149      In section 73B of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (grants and loans:

Scotland)—

              (a)             in subsection (3)(g) for “regulations under section 203 of the

principal Act (PAYE)” substitute “PAYE regulations”; and

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              (b)             in subsection (4) for “income assessable to income tax under

Schedule E” substitute “PAYE income”.

Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (c. 51)

  150      The Inheritance Tax Act 1984 is amended as follows.

  151     (1)      Amend the following provisions as provided in sub-paragraph (2)—

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              (a)             section 13(4)(c) (dispositions by close companies for benefit of

employees),

              (b)             section 72(4A) (property leaving employee trusts and newspaper

trusts), and

              (c)             section 86(3)(c) (trusts for benefit of employees).

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          (2)      In each of those provisions, for “an employee share ownership plan

approved under Schedule 8 to the Finance Act 2000” substitute “a share

incentive plan approved under Schedule 2 to the Income Tax (Earnings and

Pensions) Act 2003”.

  152      In section 14(1) (waiver of remuneration), for “would be assessable to

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income tax under Schedule E” substitute “would be earnings, or would be

treated as earnings, and would constitute employment income (see section

7(2)(a) or (b) of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003)”.

Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (c. 66)

  153      In paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 3 to the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985

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(preferred debts) for “section 203 of the principal Act (pay as you earn)”

substitute “PAYE regulations”.

Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45)

  154      In paragraph 1 of Schedule 6 to the Insolvency Act 1986 (the categories of

preferential debts)—

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              (a)             for “emoluments” substitute “taxable earnings (as defined by section

10 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003)”; and

              (b)             for “section 203 of the principal Act (pay as you earn)” substitute

“PAYE regulations”.

Finance Act 1988 (c. 39)

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  155     (1)      Section 73 of the Finance Act 1988 (consideration for certain restrictive

undertakings) is amended as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (2) for “any sum to which section 313 of that Act applies”

substitute “any payment which is treated as earnings of an employee by

virtue of section 225 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

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(payments for restrictive undertakings)”.

          (3)      In subsection (3) for “Any sum to which section 313 of the Taxes Act 1988

applies” substitute “Any payment which is treated as earnings of an

employee by virtue of section 225 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions)

Act 2003”.

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Finance Act 1989 (c. 26)

  156      The Finance Act 1989 is amended as follows.

  157      For section 43 substitute—

       “43 Schedule D: computation

              (1)             In calculating profits or gains of a trade to be charged under

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Schedule D for a period of account, no deduction is allowed for an

amount charged in the accounts in respect of employees’

remuneration, unless the remuneration is paid before the end of the

period of 9 months immediately following the end of the period of

account.

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              (2)             For the purposes of subsection (1) above an amount charged in the

accounts in respect of employees’ remuneration includes an

amount—

                    (a)                   for which provision is made in the accounts, or

                    (b)                   which is held by an intermediary,

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                              with a view to its becoming employees’ remuneration.

              (3)             Subsection (1) above applies whether the amount is in respect of

particular employments or in respect of employments generally.

              (4)             If the remuneration is paid after the end of the period of 9 months

mentioned in subsection (1) above, any deduction allowed in respect

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of it is allowed for the period of account in which it is paid and not

for any other period of account.

              (5)             If the profits of the trade are calculated before the end of the period

of 9 months mentioned in subsection (1) above—

                    (a)                   it must be assumed, in making the calculation, that any

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remuneration which is unpaid when the calculation is made

will not be paid before the end of that period, but

 

 

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                    (b)                   if the remuneration is subsequently paid before the end of

that period, the calculation is adjusted if a claim to adjust it is

made to an officer of the Board within 2 years beginning with

the end of the period of account.

              (6)             For the purposes of this section, remuneration is paid when it—

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                    (a)                   is treated as received by an employee for the purposes of the

Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 by section 18,

19, 30 or 31 of that Act (receipt of money and non-money

earnings), or

                    (b)                   would be so treated if it were not exempt income.

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              (7)             In this section—

                                      “employee” includes an office holder and “employment”

correspondingly includes an office, and

                                      “remuneration” means an amount which is or is treated as

earnings for the purposes of the Income Tax (Earnings and

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Pensions) Act 2003.”

  158      For section 44 substitute—

       “44 Investment and insurance companies: computation

              (1)             In calculating the profits of an investment company for a period of

account, no deduction is allowed for an amount charged in the

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accounts in respect of employees’ remuneration, unless the

remuneration is paid before the end of the period of 9 months

immediately following the end of the period of account.

              (2)             For the purposes of subsection (1) above an amount charged in the

accounts in respect of employees’ remuneration includes an

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amount—

                    (a)                   for which provision is made in the accounts, or

                    (b)                   which is held by an intermediary,

                              with a view to its becoming employees’ remuneration.

              (3)             Subsection (1) above applies whether the amount is in respect of

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particular employments or in respect of employments generally.

              (4)             If the remuneration is paid after the end of the period of 9 months

mentioned in subsection (1) above, any deduction allowed in respect

of it is allowed for the period of account in which it is paid and not

for any other period of account.

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              (5)             If the profits of the trade are calculated before the end of the period

of 9 months mentioned in subsection (1) above—

                    (a)                   it must be assumed, in making the calculation, that any

remuneration which is unpaid when the calculation is made

will not be paid before the end of that period, but

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                    (b)                   if the remuneration is subsequently paid before the end of

that period, the calculation is adjusted if a claim to adjust it is

made to an officer of the Board by or on behalf of the

company within 2 years beginning with the end of the period

of account.

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              (6)             For the purposes of this section, remuneration is paid when it—

                    (a)                   is treated as received by an employee for the purposes of the

Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 by section 18,

19, 30 or 31 of that Act (receipt of money and non-money

earnings), or

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                    (b)                   would be so treated if it were not exempt income.

              (7)             Where the profits of a company carrying on life assurance business

are not charged under Case I of Schedule D, this section shall apply

in calculating the profits as it applies in calculating the profits of an

investment company; and in any such case—

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                    (a)                   subsection (4) above shall have effect subject to section 86

below, and

                    (b)                   in construing section 86 below the remuneration shall be

treated as expenses for the accounting period.

              (8)             In this section—

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                                      “employee” includes an office holder and “employment”

correspondingly includes an office;

                                      “investment company” has the same meaning as in Part IV of

the Taxes Act 1988; and

                                      “remuneration” means an amount which is or is treated as

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earnings for the purposes of Parts 2 to 7 of the Income Tax

(Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003.”

  159      In section 53(2)(f) (amendments consequential on the substitution of a new

section 167 of ICTA) for “sections 332(2)(c) and 418(3)(a)” substitute “section

418(3)(a)”.

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  160     (1)      Amend section 69 (chargeable events in relation to employee share

ownership trusts) as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (3AA)—

              (a)             in paragraph (a) for “an employee share ownership” substitute “a

share incentive”, and

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              (b)             in paragraph (b) for “Schedule 8 to the Finance Act 2000” substitute

“Schedule 2 to the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003”.

          (3)      In the definition of “market value” in subsection (3AC), for “in Schedule 8 to

the Finance Act 2000” substitute “it has for the purposes of the SIP code (see

paragraph 92 of Schedule 2 to the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act

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2003)”.

          (4)      In subsection (4ZA)(b)—

              (a)             for “a savings-related share option scheme within the meaning of

Schedule 9 to the Taxes Act 1988” substitute “an SAYE option scheme

within the meaning of the SAYE code (see section 516(4) of the

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Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003)”, and

              (b)             in sub-paragraph (ii) for “that Schedule” substitute “Schedule 3 to

that Act”.

  161     (1)      Amend section 76 (non-approved retirement benefits schemes) as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (6C)—

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              (a)             for “paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of section 596(1) of the Taxes Act 1988”

substitute “section 387(2) of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions)

Act 2003”;

 

 

 
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