corporation tax

corporation tax
Taxation payable by companies, as opposed to individuals and trusts. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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Tax chargeable on the profits of a UK company. Financial Services Glossary

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corporation tax UK US noun [U or C] UK (US corporate income tax)
TAX tax that a company has to pay on its profits: »

The chancellor proposed to reduce the small companies rate of corporation tax to 24%.

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As a charity they do not pay corporation tax on profits.

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a reduction/increase/rise in corporation tax

Compare PERSONAL INCOME TAX(Cf. ↑personal income tax)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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