first year allowance

first year allowance

an increased rate of CAPITAL ALLOWANCE which is sometimes available in the period in which an asset is first acquired.
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As a result more enterprises will also be eligible for the 100 per cent first year allowance on computer equipment until it expires on March 31.
While the mitigating 100 per cent first year allowance for investment is welcomed, you cannot take such a huge sum of money out of an industry and expect investment to remain unchanged,' said James May, UKOOA's director general.
The Government has gone a small distance in dealing with this, but given that it is only a cash flow issue it is sad they could not go further and reinstate 100 per cent First Year Allowance.
The emissions are so low, at 49g/km, that the car qualifies for a 100 per cent first year allowance, so the entire cost of purchase can be written off in the first year of ownership.
They enable businesses to claim a 100% first year allowance for the capital cost of investment in plant and equipment made before March 31, 2020.
The zero-emission powertrain offers significant savings in running costs; EVE is classed as an ultra-low emitting vehicle, benefiting from 100% first year allowance until 2018, and "fuel" costs are reduced to as little as 2p per mile.
But a temporary first year allowance (FYA) of 40% is available for qualifying expenditure incurred in the 12 months ended March 31, 2010, for companies and April 5, 2010, for sole traders and partnerships.
The Minister also said that investors who invest in the newly opened sectors can import plant, machinery & equipment on concessional rates and they can also avail first year allowance of 50 per cent of the cost of plant, machinery & equipment and zero import duties on raw materials used in the production of exports is also being offered.
horse walkers, new lorries etc, the rate of first year allowance (FYA) for capital expenditure by small businesses on plant and machinery is increased from 40 per cent to 50 per cent for the period of one year from 1 April 2006 for companies and from 6 April 2006 for businesses subject to income tax.
There is a one-off first year allowance for certain expenditure of 40% (or 50% if incurred between April 6, 2004 and April 5, 2005).
We'd also like to see a first year allowance on capital expenditure forcompanies, and for that allowance to be extended to leasing equipment.
Computer equipment now qualifies for the 100% first year allowance when bought by small businesses (compared with a 40% allowance for other plant and machinery and 25% writing down allowance for machinery).

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