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    Capital gains tax - General principles - When will there be a chargeable gain? - Chargeable assets - Excluded items - 45300

    As the definition of a chargeable asset is very wide, certain assets, investments, and receipts are excluded from the capital gains tax regime (where certain conditions are met) and these are...

    A gilt-edged and tax-free investment

    Gold is still the investment of choice for many. But if you want to get in on the act, what’s the best option to keep the Taxman from sharing in your profit. Should you buy Sovereigns, Krugerrands, bullion...

    Currency transactions

    If you’ve decided that the value of sterling has bottomed out and now is the time to convert your foreign currency account, watch out! The Taxman may be rubbing his hands with glee at the prospect. So...