Breathing space: CGT rules set to ease for divorcing couples

A relaxation of the CGT rules on separation and divorce is on their way

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Breathing space: CGT rules set to ease for divorcing couples
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Breathing space: CGT rules set to ease for divorcing couples

Neil MacGillivray looks at CGT regulations linked to divorce and separation - a set of rules which netted the Treasury £8m in 2018/19. He says a relaxation of the rigid framework is on the horizon…

According to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) most recent available statistics for tax year 2018/19 at least £8m was paid in capital gains tax (CGT) by just under 300 taxpayers, who stated divorce or se...

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