Distributions: general: repayment of share capital - bonus issues - exceptions
CTA10/S1026 (3) limits the operation of CTA10/S1026 (2). This provides that CTA10/S1026 (2) does not prevent a repayment of bonus shares being treated as a repayment of share capital if:
- the bonus shares were not redeemable shares, and
- the repayment takes place more than 10 years after the issue of those shares, and
- the company making the repayment is not a company within CTA10/S739 (broadly an unquoted or closely controlled company) - see CTM36840.