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buying shares for children

  1. M

    Investing for my children and capital gains

    I have been investing in Property for the past 20 years but I am now about to start investing in shares. I want to set up portfolios for each of my kids. I want to know whether I have to pay capital gains tax on any shares that sell for a profit that were held in my children's name.
  2. B

    Buying shares for kids/children/daughter

    Hi all, I've read posts about this subject quite a while back (about buying shares for the kids). I just tried to finds those topics but have had no luck. Anyway, I just wanted to know how others have done this. Did you just buy the shares as if it was for yourself or did you buy it with...
  3. R

    Long term investing for children - 15 years+

    I recently became a parent. We are looking at investing the baby bonus and some money given to us as gifts. I am interested in what others have done in this situation and any interesting investing suggestions you might have. Tax is a consideration. I dislike the idea of going to the...