Kyle Caldwell

How should the wind-up of LF Woodford Equity Income be treated for tax purposes?

I'm looking for guidance on how the winding up of LF Woodford Equity Income should be treated for tax purposes. I expect that this might be a subject that quite a few of your readers will also need to understand.

Let's suppose I paid 120p for some units, and I receive 60p for each of those units from the January payment, and the estimated total payments will eventually be 85p per unit. Would I, for this tax year:

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