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Is the CGT rate calculated on your personal rate of tax or

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Is the CGT rate calculated on your personal rate of tax or is it always 40% flat rate?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert: replied 3 years ago.
Hello and welcome to the site. Thank you for your question.

CGT rates are 18%, 28% or a combination of both depending on your total income in the tax year in which capital gain arises.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks. I may have a large gain this coming year, so if I reduce my drawdown pension I may be able to reduce the CGT rate?

Expert: replied 3 years ago.
Thanks for your reply.

If you are considering drawing down pension post budget 2014 changes then yes you would have to make adjustments.

I hope this is helpful. and other Tax Specialists are ready to help you
Expert: replied 3 years ago.
I thank you for accepting my answer.

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