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Collectives

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CGT a summary of how the tax applies

This article sets out the main rules relating to capital gains tax (CGT).
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30-day Bed and Breakfast rules and CGT

This article explains the capital gains tax rules surrounding the sale and repurchase of the same shares and unit trusts within 30 days.
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Taxation of collectives held directly

This article looks at the taxation of a collective investment when owned directly by a UK resident investor and considers any additional liability which may fall on the investor.
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Bonds V Unit Trusts

There are many occasions where comparisons are sought between the taxation of unit trusts and the taxation of bonds as advisers try to determine the best route for a client’s investment.
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Taxing collectives in an offshore bond

This article looks at the taxation of a collective investment when held by a UK-resident bondholder (excluding companies) inside an offshore bond and considers any additional liability which may fall on the bondholder.
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Is it all about the wrapping?

We are often asked whether a bond or a collective is the right choice for a particular client. This isn’t a new dilemma however; certain legislative changes have changed the comparisons slightly.
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Advantages and Disadvantages of a UK collective investment for UK investors

This article provides a high level summary of the potential advantages and disadvantages of using a collective investment.
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Taxation of collectives held in trusts

This article looks at how UK collective investments are taxed when they are held inside a trust.
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The 0% rate of tax on Savings Income

The £5,000 nil-rate starting band for savings is available where earned income is less than £16,000 and yet individuals with taxable income greater than this can make use of it.
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Changes to Dividend Taxation

Budget 2015 introduced changes to the way dividends will be taxed with effect from April 2016.

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