Tax on Shares

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HM GOV.UK Official site

Current Tax Year 6 April 2023 to 5 April 2024

Capital Gains (additional to official on shares)


As at 09/06/2020 not all providers are offering Full ISA transfer services during COVID-19 , Check with your provider first.

The Benefits of an ISA.

Bed & ISA
Bed and ISA transactions allow you to sell existing investments and use the proceeds to open or top up an ISA account. You can then buy the same investments back, choose other investments or simply hold the cash within your ISA.
IMPORTANT - During Covid many providers have suspended this service.

"Capital Gains Tax with a Bed and ISA
When you sell your investments to begin your Bed and ISA transaction you may have to pay Capital Gains Tax if your gains for the current year exceed the annual allowance you make a loss, this could offset any other capital gains you have made this year or in the future."

In 2020-21, this allowance will increase to £12,300.

Read more: - Which?

If you want to unleash yourself from pension providers and take control of your own retirement planning with a low-cost DIY option, then a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) might be the route for you.

STRONGLY SUGGEST SPEAK TO YOUR BROKER. (see HMG official site above also for complete list of authorised ISA providers) (managed owned by Jarvis) A J Bell


Tax year 1st July - 30th June
Capital Gains

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