Alphabet shares refer to shares issued by a limited company that have different rights attached to them as set out in the company’s articles of terms of issue. The shares are listed by a letter (‘A’, ‘B’ etc) and hence called alphabet shares. Businesses issue this type of share for various reasons.
The rates of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) were cut in the March 2016 Budget, opening up potential opportunities for investors to diversify how they invest their money, and save tax in the process. Read more about how to calculate Capital Gains Tax and what reliefs may be available to you.