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Capital gains tax

Articles, books and online resources providing tax news and key financial data.

Featured book

Capital allowances 2018-19
(Claritax, 2018)
A practical guide to the complexities of UK capital allowances, with numerous specific examples.

Contact the library to borrow this book.

Featured tax digest

Capital gains tax planning
(Wolters Kluwer, 2014)
Provides a set of tools to give clients appropriate advice on transactions subject to capital gains tax.

Contact the Library to borrow this digest.

Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Useful links


Share histories
The Library & Information Service can help you find capital histories, 1982 share prices and other financial data.


Capital Gains Tax
General guidance on personal CGT , with information on reliefs and the calculation of gains.

Capital Gains Tax rates and annual tax-free allowances
Overview of CGT to help you determine what you need to pay.

Forms and helpsheets for Capital Gains Tax
Self-assessment forms and other documentation.

Shares and assets valuation
Guidance on the valuation of unquoted shares for tax purposes.

Negligible value agreements
Shares or securities formerly quoted on the London Stock Exchange which have been declared of Negligible Value.

Other resources

Property market report 1982
Prepared by the Valuation Office Agency, this is as useful source of historical property values across England, Scotland and Wales. The report covers:

  • agricultural land values
  • residential building land values
  • industrial building land values
  • housing values with vacant possession and subject to tenancy
  • office values
  • warehouse values.

Articles and books

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