Taxation of Investment Bond Withdrawals

Friday, 03 July 2020
10:00 am – 11:30 am
    • Barry Foster, Strategic & Technical Sales, BMO Global Asset Management


The presentation will look to compare the policyholder tax treatment of part surrenders and full segment surrenders from investment bonds. It will also consider the implications of part surrenders which are followed by full surrenders. There session will include a brief overview of deficiency relief.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will be able to:

  • Understand some of the main taxation issues relating to investment bonds, especially on surrender
  • Compare the different tax treatment of part and full segment surrender.
  • Understand the provisions for appealing to HMRC where a chargeable event gain is “disproportionate”.
  • Discuss and explain this subject with a client in a clear and concise way
  • Apply this knowledge to appropriate, individual, client scenarios

Speaker Bio: Barry Foster, BMO Global Asset Management

Barry’s career in financial services began in 1997 and he has held roles as a Financial Adviser and Business Development Manager.

For the last 11 years Barry has been a Technical Sales Manager. Originally with AXA Wealth (latterly Utmost Wealth Solutions) before Joining BMO GAM in 2019. He delivers workshops, seminars and technical assistance to financial advisers covering tax, trusts and pensions.

Barry has achieved Chartered Financial Planner status and Fellow of the Personal Finance Society, as well as holding the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the STEP Certificate in Financial Services and the STEP Diploma.


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