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Super-deduction tax relief announced

In the Spring budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the launch of the super-deduction providing 130% tax relief on most new plant and machinery investments made from 1st April 2021 until 31st March 2023. The full cost plus a further 30% is deductible against corporation tax in the year the assets are bought, accelerating tax relief compared to writing down allowances (WDA), which are normally applied over several years.

For plant hirers, there are currently exclusions for non-operated machines. In any event, speak to your accountant or tax advisor for guidance.  So, if your purchase type or business is not eligible for the super-deduction relief, remember the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) continues at the heightened level of £1 million until 1st January 2022, giving businesses other opportunities for tax savings.

Purchases on HP are treated the same as if you pay cash, so you may benefit from the full relief after having only paid a deposit. Click below to request a call back to discuss finance on your planned purchases.

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