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Entrepreneurs' Relief (ER) is a relief that reduces the rate of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) paid to 10% on any gains made on the disposal of shares or securities.

The difficult part is working out the different rules.

Does your disposal qualify for ER?  

These VtaxP Entrepreneurs' Relief Shares and Securities tool covers the following disposals:

Disposals made by an individual:

  • Between 6 April 2014 and 29 October 2018
  • Between 29 October 2018 and 5 April 2019
  • On or After 6 April 2019

Covering the following different events:

  1. Disposal of a shares 
  2. Disposal of shares following recent incorporation
  3. Any combination of any of the above

This tool does not cover:

  • Reliefs on the disposal of shares acquired under an EMI share option plan.
  • Disposals of employment related securities that are subject to income tax.

Tool FAQs

1. What does these tool do?

"Congratulations, your share disposal will qualify for Entrepreneurs' Relief"

  • The tool works out if your disposal meets the qualifying criteria to claim Entrepreneurs Relief.
  • It applies across multiple different permutations of the rules and provides numerous different outcomes.
  • It does not work out your gain or tax due, as these are the next steps: if ER does apply tax is simply 10% of your gain.

2. How long does it take?

  • Allow about 30-60 minutes if you are new to it and need to check some of the definitions and meanings (these are supplied by the tool).
  • You also need to gather data to use the tool: you will soon work out what you need.
  • About 3 minutes once you have run through it.

3. How long did it take to write and test these tools?

  • About two weeks, the rules have been through numerous changes.

4. How long would it take to work your way through the legislation without the tools?

  • Probably (based on our experience) and according to the different variations of the rules somewhere between three to five hours.

5. Which legislation?

The CGT legislation is:

Section 169H to 169V TCGA 1992, see Entrepreneurs Relief legislation

6. What is the difficulty rating for Entrepreneurs' relief?

  • High: don't try this at home unless you are good at tax law
  • Check out the legislation you will find out why. 

7. What are the terms and conditions?

  • You need to be a member of in order to use this tool.
  • The login for the tool will be sent to you separately following payment.
  • Use of the tool depends on your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions
  • We are beta testing we are happy to double check your results with you.

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This Virtual Tax Partner © 'VtaxP' © tool checks Entrepreneurs' Relief conditions for company share disposals made between 6 April 2014 and 5 April 2019.

Duration: 365 days
Price: £159.00

This Virtual Tax Partner © 'VtaxP' © tool checks Entrepreneurs' Relief conditions for company share disposals on or after 6 April 2019.

Duration: 365 days
Price: £199.00