997ACredit in respect of tax deducted from emoluments of certain directors.
(1) (a) In this section—
“control” has the same meaning as in section 432;
“ordinary share capital”, in relation to a company, means all the issued share capital (by whatever name called) of the company.
(b) For the purposes of this section—
(i) a person shall have a material interest in a company if the person, either on the person’s own or with any one or more connected persons, or if any person connected with the person with or without any such other connected persons, is the beneficial owner of, or is able, directly or through the medium of other companies or by any other indirect means, to control, more than 15 per cent of the ordinary share capital of the company, and
(ii) the question of whether a person is connected with another person shall be determined in accordance with section 10.
(2) This section applies to a person to who, in relation to a company (hereafter in this section referred to as “the company”), has a material interest in the company.
(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of the Income Tax Acts or the regulations made under this Chapter, no credit for tax deducted from the emoluments paid by the company to a person to whom this section applies
>shall be given in any assessment< raised on the person or in any statement of liability sent to the person under >Regulation 37 of the Income Tax (Employments) (Consolidated) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 559 of 2001)< unless there is documentary evidence to show that the tax deducted has been remitted by the company to the Collector-General in accordance with the provisions of those regulations.
(4) Where the company remits tax to the Collector-General which has been deducted from emoluments
>paid by the company, the tax remitted< shall be treated as having been deducted from emoluments paid to persons other than persons to whom this section applies in priority to tax deducted from persons to whom this section applies.
(5) Where, in accordance with subsection (4), tax remitted to the Collector-General by the company is to be treated as having been deducted from emoluments paid by the company to persons to whom this section applies, the tax to be so treated shall, if there is more than one such person, be treated as having been deducted from the emoluments paid to each such person in the same proportion as the emoluments paid to the person bears to the aggregate amount of emoluments paid by the company to all such persons.