Capital Gains Tax


Capital gains tax rates and bands for 2012/13
On chargeable gains  

Total taxable gains and income:
       up to £34,370
       from £34,371


18%
28%
Annual exemption  
- individual £10,600
- most trustees £5,300
 
Chattels exemption  
(proceeds per item or set) £6,000

Entrepreneurs' Relief

Qualifying gains will be taxed at 10%.

Claims may be made on more than one occasion up to a “lifetime” total of £10 million.

Notes

  1. Transfers between husband and wife or civil partners living together are generally exempt.
  2. Capital gains of all trusts for 2012/13 are taxed at the rate of 28%. Where there are several trusts created by the same settlor, the annual exemption is divided equally between them, subject to a minimum exemption of £1,060 for each trust.