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Definition of

Individual Savings Account

Stockholding & Investments

UK tax-free account for savings and investment in the United Kingdom, a tax-free savings or investment account. Both cash ISAs and stocks and shares ISAs are available. The maximum that can be invested per tax year is capped, at £11,280 for 2012–13, up to £5,640 of which can be saved in cash. Formerly, Mini ISAs allowed investment in either cash or stocks, and Maxi ISAs investment in both together.

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Definitions of ’Individual Savings Account’ and meaning of ’Individual Savings Account’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’Individual Savings Account’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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