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HMRC internal manual

Community investment tax relief manual

Definitions: Meaning of “held continuously”

CTA2010/Part 7/Chapter 6/S267; ITA/s380

An investor is not regarded as having held an investment continuously throughout a period if during that time -

  • the investor is deemed for the purposes of capital gains tax to have disposed of and immediately reacquired the securities or shares, or
  • a corporate investor is treated as having disposed of the investment in the circumstances where it retains them following a scheme of reconstruction or amalgamation