Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997


Advance corporation tax

Liability for advance corporation tax.

[FA83 s38]

159.—Except where otherwise provided for in this Chapter, where a company resident in the State makes a distribution, the company shall be liable to make a payment of corporation tax (to be known as “advance corporation tax”) in accordance with this Chapter and, subject to section 162 , the amount of advance corporation tax shall, whether or not the recipient of the distribution is a person entitled to a tax credit in respect of the distribution, be equal to the amount of the tax credit to which a recipient who is such a person is entitled in respect of the distribution.