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Death, personal representatives and legatees: HS282 Self Assessment helpsheet

Find out about capital gains when someone dies.

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This guide explains how Capital Gains Tax applies when someone dies. It covers personal representatives, the administration period, the residue of the estate, legatees and intestacy.

Published 4 July 2014
Last updated 6 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. The helpsheet has been added for the tax year 2017 to 2018.
  2. The helpsheet has been added for the tax year 2016 to 2017.
  3. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2016 to 2017.
  4. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2015 to 2016.
  5. First published.