Commentary

C3.1325 Investors' relief—previous disposals affecting relief on current disposal

Capital gains tax
Capital gains tax | Commentary

C3.1325 Investors' relief—previous disposals affecting relief on current disposal

Capital gains tax | Commentary

C3.1325 Investors' relief—previous disposals affecting relief on current disposal

There may have been one or more previous disposals of shares by the qualifying person from the holding on which relief for a current disposal is to be claimed. There are two sets of rules to determine which shares are treated as previously disposed of. One applies if a claim for investors' relief was made on the previous disposal, and the other applies if no such claim was made1. The rules operate to preserve the maximum potential relief for future disposals by prioritising excluded shares and then potentially qualifying shares which have been held for the shortest period over those that are qualifying shares or are closer to becoming qualifying shares.

Claim for relief made in respect of previous

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