You need to pay capital gains tax (CGT) when you profit from selling valuable assets such as shares, cryptocurrencies, art or property.
For the 2017/2018 tax year capital gains are taxed at:
Individuals have an £11 300 capital gains tax allowance. This means your capital gains up to £11 300 are tax free.
Normally you don't have to pay any capital tax on selling your main home.
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