Daily Archives: March 18, 2018


Do You Pay Tax On Accumulation Fund Units

One often questions I get asked a lot is ‘do you pay tax on accumulation funds?’ The simple answer is yes, you need to pay tax on accumulation funds if they are held outside an ISA or SIPP (Pension) wrapper. You will need to pay income tax on any distributions and capital gains tax on any capital appreciation. What are Accumulation Funds Accumulation funds are funds whose income is automatically reinvested in the fund. An accumulation unit is designed to offer you growth in the fund rather than income, so any income generated will be reinvested within the fund. Income funds on the other hand distribute any interest or dividend […]