AAT practice assessment 1.9

Show whether the selling of each asset below will result in a taxable gain or an allowable loss, or be exempt from capital gains tax, and then indicate the amount of gain/loss in the final column.

Proceeds: £6,240
Cost: £5,600

Allowable gain
Amount of gain: £400

How do you get to the answer that the gain is 400?


  • SomethingImaginative
    SomethingImaginative Registered Posts: 2
    Don't worry I've worked it out...
    6,240-6,000 = 240

    (240 x 5) ÷ 3 = 400

    For the 5/3 (Proceeds - 6,000) rule
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