Loan relationships: partnerships: computing the gross credits and debits
Determining the gross debits and credits of a company partner
CTA09/S381 sets out how to determine the gross debits and credits of a particular company partner.
- Treat each of the money debts owed by or to the partnership as owed by or to the company partner.
- Treat the company partner as owing or being owed the money for the purposes of the trade, business or profession that it carries on.
- Then, where the money debt is a transaction for the lending of money (see CFM31010),
- treat the company partner as if it is a party to a loan relationship and calculate the debits and credits.
Where the money debt is not a transaction for the lending of money, the company partner can be treated as being party to a deemed loan relationship under CTA09/PT6/CH2, which brings in
- interest, and
- exchange gains and losses
on debts that are not loan relationships (see CFM41000).
ABC partnership lends £100,000 to D Ltd.
The members of ABC partnership are
- Mrs A
- B Ltd
- C Ltd.
The loan carries interest at 10% per annum.
For the purposes of their respective tax calculations, B Ltd and C Ltd are each treated as being the creditor in a £100,000 loan relationship. Each company will have gross credits of £10,000, the interest accruing on the loan.