For a firm which carries on insurance distribution activity4 or home finance mediation activity1, annual income is the amount of all brokerage, fees, commissions and other related income (for example, administration charges, overriders, profit shares) due to the firm in respect of or in relation to those activities. But it does not include income generated from carrying on any home finance mediation activity for:312
The purpose of the rule on annual income that applies to insurance intermediaries and mortgage intermediaries is to ensure that the capital resources requirement is calculated on the basis only of brokerage and other amounts earned by a firm which are its own income.
revenue (that is, commissions, fees, net interest income, dividends, royalties and rent); and
arising in the course of the ordinary activities of the firm, less profit: