17,000 sign up to CGT petition
Daily Telegraph petition shows wall of resistance to government's plans for capital gains tax
17,000 people have signed a petition asking the government to stop its
capital gains tax hike.
The petition was drawn up by the
Telegraph to lobby against the proposed raid on CGT assets such as second
The coalition is set to increase CGT from 18% to “closer” to the 40% higher
rate of income tax.