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I concur with your accountants advice. FOREX trading will be classified as gambling and thus outside the scope of UK taxation. Having said that if you spend all day glued to your computer screen trading FOREX HMRC may well class it as a business and subject profits to Income Tax (IT),
Income Tax, sorry I do not do telephone calls any more, they are no longer cost effective.
Correct, experience has shown that most FOREX traders have more losses than gains.