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Do you need to pay tax on lottery winnings?

If you just won the lottery, you might be wondering whether there is any tax to pay on lottery winnings.

The quick answer is no:

  • no Capital Gains Tax
  • no Income Tax
  • and no extra National Insurance.

But that doesn’t mean you’ll never give any of it as tax to HMRC:

Gamble responsibly.

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