This excerpt taken from the UL 20-F filed Mar 24, 2005.
6 Taxation on profit on ordinary activities (continued)
The total charge in future periods will be affected by any changes to the corporate tax rates in force in the countries in which the Group operates. The current tax charges will also be affected by changes in the excess of tax depreciation over book depreciation and the use of tax credits.
Analyses of European and non-European profit on ordinary activities before taxation, and of the actual taxation charge thereon, are as follows:
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