Debts and Capital Gains Tax: HS296 Self Assessment helpsheet
- HM Revenue & Customs
- Part of:
- Self Assessment forms and helpsheets: Capital Gains Tax and Self Assessment
- 4 July 2014
- Last updated:
- 7 April 2017, see all updates
How debts, loans and securities are treated for Capital Gains Tax.
Ref: HS296 PDF, 253KB, 5 pages
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This guide explains the basic rules on how debts are dealt with for Capital Gains Tax purposes. It includes loans, securities, qualifying corporate bonds, bankruptcy, receivership and liquidation.
Published: 4 July 2014
Updated: 7 April 2017
- The 2016 to 2017 helpsheet has been added to this page.
- Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2016 to 2017.
- Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2015 to 2016.
- First published.