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Entrepreneurs’ Relief

Entrepreneurs Relief is a tax relief that you can claim if you’re selling or giving your business to someone.
It allows you to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) at a reduced rate of 10%. Otherwise you’d pay up to 20%.

You can claim Entrepreneurs’ Relief if:

How you can claim it:

  • through your Self Assessment tax return
  • or by filling in Section A of the Entrepreneurs’ Relief helpsheet
  • you can claim as many times as you want, but up to a total of £1 million over your lifetime (or up to £10 million if you sold before 11 March 2020)

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