INCOME TAX ACT 1967 (ACT 53)
PART III - ASCERTAINMENT OF CHARGEABLE INCOME
Chapter 8-Special cases
Section 60F. Investment holding company.
[Ins. Act 497:5]
(1) Where an investment holding company is resident for the basis year for a year of assessment there shall be deducted in arriving at the total income before any deduction falling to be made under paragraph 44(1)(c) an amount in respect of expenses incurred by that company in the basis period for that year of assessment, which amount shall be determined in accordance with the formula-
A is the total of the permitted expenses incurred for that basis period reduced by any receipt of a similar kind;
B is the gross income consisting of dividend, interest and rent chargeable to tax for that basis period; and
C is the aggregate of the gross income consisting of dividend (whether exempt or not), interest and rent, and gains made from the realisation of investments for that basis period:
(a) the amount of deduction to be made shall not exceed five per cent of the gross income consisting of dividend, interest and rent for that basis period; and(2) In this section-
(b) where, by reason of an absence or insufficiency of aggregate income for that year of assessment, effect cannot be given or cannot be given in full to any deduction falling to be made to the investment holding company under this section for that year, that deduction which has not been so made shall not be made to the investment holding company for any subsequent year of assessment.
"investment holding company" means a company whose activities consist wholly in the making of investments and whose income is derived therefrom;
"permitted expenses" means expenses incurred by an investment holding company in respect of-
(a) directors' fees;which are not deductible under subsection 33(1).
(b) wages, salaries and allowances;
(c) management fees;
(d) secretarial, audit and accounting fees, telephone charges, printing and stationery costs and postage; and
(e) rent and other expenses incidental to the maintenance of an office,
[Ins. Act 497:s.5]
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