Capital Gains tax statistics

Statistics related to all aspects of Capital Gains Tax.

These tables principally provide information on accruals of Capital Gains Tax and the amounts of Capital gains on which the tax is paid, by relevant tabulating quantities, for example, tax year, size of income and asset holding length.

You can find older tables on the National Archives website:

There is also information on tax receipts, the cost of tax reliefs and ready reckoner estimates (includes, for example, the costs of making changes to reliefs and thresholds) which include some estimates for Capital Gains Tax.

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