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ISA Allowance 2015/16

ISA Allowance 2015/16

We are now well into the 2015/16 tax year and there are a few changes to ISAs which you need to be made aware of…. The ISA allowance has increased to £15,240 per investor and this applies to both Cash ISAs (over 16s) and Stocks and Shares ISAs (over 18s). You can invest in one […]

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ISA Allowance 2013/14 – until 5th April 2014

ISA Allowance 2013/14 – until 5th April 2014

The current tax year ends on 5th April 2014 and until midnight you can invest up to £11,520 into a Stocks and Shares ISA. This can either be direct with a fund management house or via an investment platform, fund supermarket or wrap provider. For those who are keen to manage their own portfolios there […]

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ISA 2012/13 – deadline tonight!

ISA 2012/13 – deadline tonight!

The end of another tax year is now upon us and you have until 23;59 hours tonight (5th April 2012) to use your ISA allowance. Here is my ISA article – also check out Lee’s over at FivePencePiece

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ISAs – the basics – 2011/12 tax year

ISAs – the basics – 2011/12 tax year

Here’s a brief overview of ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) – what you can and cannot do with them in the current 2011/12 tax year which ends on 5th April 2012. What is an ISA? An ISA (Individual Savings Account) is a tax-efficient form of saving or investment. It is tax-efficient in terms of income and […]

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ISA Allowances 2011/12 Tax Year

At midnight tonight the new 2011/12 tax year starts! ISA allowances are increasing from £10,200 to £10,680. Of this £10,680, up to £5,340 can be invested in a Cash ISA, and any unused allowance between the amount you put into a Cash ISA and the overall allowance of £10,680 can be invested in a Stocks […]

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ISAs – the basics – 2010/11 tax year

ISAs – the basics – 2010/11 tax year

It’s that time of year again – as the end of another tax year approaches on 5th April we are now well and truly into “ISA Season”! Here’s a brief overview of ISAs for those new to this form of savings/investment, as well as for those who may have a few queries they need answers […]

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ISA’s – the basics – 2009/2010 tax year

A brief article covering the main aspects of investing in a ISA (Individual Savings Account) in the 2009/2010 tax year.

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New ISA Rules – October 2009

ISA rules are changing on 6th October 2009 to allow those aged 50 and over to increase up to £10,200 each tax year into a Stocks and Shares ISA. Of this £10,200 allowance, up to £5,100 can be invested into a Cash ISA, with any unused allowance up to the £10,200 allowance being available to invest in a Stocks and Shares ISA.

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Top 10 Personal Finance Articles – September 2009

Here is our usual monthly list of the top 10 read articles on shrewdcookie.com in September – there are some surprising entries!

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Confused about the new ISA allowances and ISA limits?

I have been reading many articles recently about the changes in the ISA allowance and ISA limits coming about over the next 6-7 months so I thought I would summarise them in a nutshell and answer a few of the more common questions and enquiries we are receiving about the ISA limits increase in the 2009/2010 tax year.

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