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HMRC internal manual

Capital Gains Manual

Substantial shareholdings exemption: the trading company/group/subgroup requirements - when are non-trading activities substantial - income from non-trading activities


A company may, for example, have a trade but also let an investment property. If the company’s receipts from the letting are substantial in comparison to its combined trading and letting receipts then, on this measure in isolation, the company would probably not be a trading company.