Comment on Capital Gains Tax – Manchester Evening News
After much delay, speculation and false promises, all which have caused widespread uncertainty and anxiety throughout the business community and its advisor base, the Chancellor has finally confirmed where we are with the proposed reform to CGT. From April, 18% will apply to all gains other than gains of up to £1m, which will be taxed at 10%.
This small olive branch now on offer is an attempt to appease an outraged business community but will do little to undo the damage already caused in the last three plus months and this Government’s commitment to enterprise remains in some doubt.
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