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Invest in a tax-efficient Stocks and Shares ISA

The value of shares, ETFs and Bonds bought through a stocks and shares ISA can fall as well as rise, and you may not get back what you invested. Please ensure you fully understand the risks.

Take advantage of your full £20,000 allowance on SaxoTraderGO

Take an active role in your financial future and make tax-efficient portfolio decisions with a Stocks and Shares ISA on our award-winning online trading platform, SaxoTraderGO.

SaxoTraderGO gives you access to thousands of ISA eligible stocks across the world’s leading exchanges as well as ETFs and bonds.

Take advantage of your full £20,000 ISA allowance with Saxo and enjoy commissions from just £5 on UK stock trades and $15 on US stock trades. Open an ISA with us today or transfer an existing ISA from another provider and experience the benefits of investing with Saxo.

  • Online access to 25 global exchanges
  • Deal in eligible shares, ETFs and bonds
  • Low trade costs from just £5 on UK stocks & $15 US stocks
  • Currency conversion charge of just 0.5%
  • Easy to transfer existing ISAs from other providers
  • Withdraw cash at any time without penalty fees

Understanding the Tax Benefits

One of the most attractive benefits of an ISA are the tax advantages. Within a Stocks & Shares ISA investors are exempt from:

  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Further tax on income

The UK tax year ends on 5th April each year. This is the deadline to make a deposit into your Saxo ISA using your annual allowance. Any remaining allowance cannot be carried over to the following year. Without utilising your ISA allowance, your investments may be subject to the taxes outlined here:

Share dividend income over £5,000 p.a.:

  • Saxo ISA - 0%
  • Basic rate tax-payer - 7.5%
  • Higher rate tax-payer - 32.5%
  • Higher rate tax-payer - 38.1%

Capital Gains in excess of £11,100 annual limit:

  • Saxo ISA - 0%
  • Basic rate tax-payer - 10%
  • Higher rate tax-payer - 20%
  • Higher rate tax-payer - 20%

Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Please seek independent advice if necessary. Tax rates and thresholds correct as of 2016/17 tax year.

What are the ISA transfer rules?

  • You can transfer cash ISAs and/or Stocks and Shares ISAs, in full or in part, from previous years into the Saxo ISA
  • If you are transferring the current tax year's ISA allowance, you will need to transfer it in full
  • We do not charge you to transfer a portfolio to us, but your current provider might

Transfer your ISA today

It's easy to transfer portfolios from your existing ISA account to Saxo:

  1. Open a Saxo ISA
  2. Download the Saxo ISA Transfer Form, and return once completed to our ISA Transfer Team at Saxo Capital Markets UK Ltd., 40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, E14 5DA

We will contact your existing provider and carry out all the necessary paperwork to transfer your assets as quickly as possible.

Saxo Capital Markets ISA: Important Documentation

Read most frequently asked questions on ISAs with Saxo Capital Markets UK Ltd.

The value of your investments can go down as well as up.
Please ensure you understand the risks.

The value of your investments can go down as well as up and you may not get back what you invested. Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and is subject to change.

Please note, Saxo ISA accounts are maintained separately from other Saxo Capital Markets Trading accounts and for the avoidance of doubt any cash or the value of any stocks held within a Saxo ISA cannot be used as collateral for margin trading. ISA eligibility of individual investments is determined by the requirements prescribed by HMRC and whilst Saxo Capital Markets provides access to multiple global exchanges, only ISA eligible shares will be available for trading on the platform.

The Saxo Capital Markets UK Ltd website provides you with a range of tools and information to help you make informed investment decisions but does not provide investment advice and if you are in any doubt you should seek independent advice.

The Saxo ISA, a Stocks & Shares ISA, is provided by SCML who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, Firm Reference Number 551422, with registered address: 26th Floor, 40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DA and company number 7413871, in their capacity as an ISA Plan Manager no. Z1849.

Saxo Capital Markets UK Limited is a company authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration Number 551422. Registered address: 26th Floor, 40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DA.

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