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Is interest on interest also taxfree?

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in ISAs & Tax-free Savings
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in ISAs & Tax-free Savings
Meaning can I carry forward the interest that I get on the first year of my ISA, and have the interest on this total amount (£3000 + £x of interest) as tax free next year and so on?

May sound a basic question, but wanted to clarify this...
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  • Meaning can I carry forward the interest that I get on the first year of my ISA, and have the interest on this total amount (£3000 + £x of interest) as tax free next year and so on?

    May sound a basic question, but wanted to clarify this...

    Yep - Interest earned is tax free, gets added to your capital then carried forward to the next year where interest applied to the new total is also tax free, gets added and carried to the next year where................

    That's the magic of compounding :)
  • Thanx Deemy, knew of the compounding bit, just wanted to confirm on the tax-free compounding!!!
    It's always the grass that suffers, irrespective of whether the elephants are fighting or making love !!!
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