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  • Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

    Tax payable on any gains over the CGT allowance from the sale or disposal of securities stocks or other assets subject to this tax. Tax is payable at a rate of 20%/28% (2019/20 rates) depending on the taxpayer’s level of income.
    The CGT annual allowance is £12,000 (2019/2020 rates).

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