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This would normally be a chargeable gain for Capital Gains Tax (CGT) purposes, but as we all know companies are not subject to CGT so this premium will form part of the trading activities of the company. Simple, as the meerkat in the TV advert would say!
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Correct, that seems to be the general consensus of experts on this thread.
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