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Questions tagged [isa]

An ISA is a financial product available to residents in the United Kingdom. It is designed for the purpose of investment and savings with a favourable tax status.

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Is there an accepted standard for how US tax system treat UK ISAs for expats?

For US citizens living in the UK, the US tax system treats UK pension contribution and withdrawals pretty much like the UK does. Tax-free contributions, taxes due on withdrawals. Just like a ...
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UK shares Investment advice

Having read the Motley Fool UK Investment guide many years ago, I have invested in various index trackers through ISA over the years and am very happy with this. However... I just read the (US) ...
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Can I open a Help to Buy ISA, transferring a part of my existing Cash ISA, if I paid a small sum of money into that Cash ISA in this tax year?

I am aware that opening a new Help to Buy ISA is not possible when subscribing to another Cash ISA in the same cash year. On the other hand I've read that ISA transfers are not subject to this limit ...
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Help to buy ISA to LISA transfer - too much

I have a Lifetime ISA which I paid £4000 into in this tax year. I also have a Help to Buy ISA which I have had since around April 2016 and have made the maximum contributions of £200 a month into with ...
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Transfer of stocks and shares ISA as a Non-UK resident

I am a UK/German citizen currently living in Germany. When I left the UK for Germany I kept my stocks and shares ISA in case I should ever return to the UK. Whilst I know that I cannot add funds to ...
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Thinking about opening a Stocks & Shares ISA- is it best to invest a lump sum, or make smaller regular payments?

I have some cash on which I am not currently earning any interest, and with savings rates as low as they currently are, I am thinking about investing in the stock market to try and make the most of ...
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Is there any way to compare a tracker's interest with an average fixed rate?

I have been paying into a tax free index tracking account for a number of years, the amounts were only occasionally regular and varying in size. I haven't withdrawn anything. I have exported data ...