ACCA Income Tax General Update. Date 10 May 2007. Taxation Update. Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2007 - Paul Martin A New Income Tax Regime for Pensions - Richard Carter A View on the New Pension Regime from the Industry - Jon McGowan 2007/08 and future changes - Alice Martin
Date 10 May 2007
Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2007
Why do we need them?
Benefits available between ages 50 – 75
Choice of pension type e.g. level or rising
A trading company owned by Mr Resident
The dividend paid is not sufficient, so the following DPC will be payable:
The £5000 dividend paid will carry a DPC credit that can be claimed by the resident shareholder.
The dividend paid is grossed up :
The DPC credit is calculated like this:
In both years a dividend of £5000 was paid and is fully taxable on the shareholder. In 2006/2007 the £5000 is paid gross, in 2007/2008 it is paid net with a tax credit.
The net dividend paid is grossed up like this:
The tax credit is calculated like this:
The shareholder declares a gross dividend of £5556 and claims the tax credit of £556 by submitting a tax credit voucher.