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Corporation Tax Act 2009

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Alistair Darling
HM Treasury
Lord Myners
HM Treasury

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Corporation Tax Act 2009 c.4 | PDF version, 3MB 26.03.2009

Latest news on the Corporation Tax Act 2009

The Bill received Royal Assent on 26 March. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament.

Summary of the Corporation Tax Act 2009

The main purpose of the Bill is to rewrite the charge to corporation tax and the primary corporation tax legislation used by companies in computing their income.

This is the fifth Bill produced by the Tax Law Rewrite Project; the Bill rewrites the law without changing its general effect.

Rewrite Bills are subject to a streamlined procedure for Parliamentary scrutiny: they are introduced in the House of Commons, referred to a Second Reading Committee, and then to a Joint Committee of both Houses.

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