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Is this a Save As You Earn Scheme (SAYE)? How much is the potential capital gain?
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There may be a change of government on 12 December so be aware that the CGT rules may change.
There can be no CGT until you sell the shares. You can transfer up to £20,000 worth of your SAYE shares into an ISA within 90 days of acquiring them. See here. Normally, you have to sell shares possibly generating a gain and re-purchase them within an ISA. In 2019/20, you can make tax free gains of £12,000 on shares held outside an ISA. If you sell the shares within the ISA, the gain will be tax free. Not all ISAs accept SAYE shares. Consider consulting an independent financial adviser for ISA recommendations.
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