Core computational rules: accounting: period for which entries taken into account for tax: statute
Part 8 provides in a number of places that, subject to tax adjustments, the taxable credit or deductible debit is to be an amount ‘recognised in determining a company’s profit or loss’ for a period. Section 716 provides that an amount recognised in this way also includes any amounts:
- recognised for a period in the company’s statement of recognised gains and losses - see CIRD12220
- recognised for a period in the company’s statement of changes in equity - see CIRD12220
- recognised in any other statement of items brought into account in computing the company’s profits and losses for the period
- that would have been recognised in a company’s profit and loss account (or as in (a) or (b) above) if the accounts had been drawn up under GAAP - see CIRD30020
The inclusion of amounts recognised in other statements in (c) above may be in point if there are changes in the way results are presented under GAAP.