Tax hike on staff share plans threaten schemes' popularity

Brockett, James
February 2008
People Management;2/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p11
The article reports that employees who have shares in their employer are expected to be affected by a capital gains tax increase in Great Britain. The tax imposes a flat rate of 18 percent on anybody gaining more than £9,200 through share ownership. The rate was previously 5 to 10 percent depending on the employee's tax band.


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