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U.K. Says Coupon Payments on Tier 2 Capital Are Tax-Deductible

October 26, 2012

The U.K. Treasury said coupon payments on Tier 2 capital that banks are required to hold can be offset against corporation tax.

Treasury Minister Greg Clark said the treatment of the coupon clarified uncertainty created by the Capital Requirements Directive IV. He made the comments in a written statement to Parliament in London today.

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