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Dealing option examples

Dealing charges are taken as part of each deal (or transaction). For example, if you wish to buy shares in four companies, there will be four deals, and each deal will have its own dealing charges.

Examples with Standard Dealing option

The following shows dealing charges only. Remember, your account may have other administration costs.

If you buy 500 shares of company A at £1.00, your costs for this deal would be:

Cost of shares£500
Dealing commission (1%, or minimum charge of £7.50)£7.50
Stamp Duty (0.5%)£2.50
Total cost£510

If you buy 10,000 shares of company C at £1.00, your cost for this deal would be:

Cost of shares£10,000
Dealing commission (1%, or minimum charge of £7.50)£100
Stamp Duty (0.5%)£50
PTM Levy (£1.00 flat)£1
Total cost£10,151

If you buy 2,000 shares in company B at £1.00, your costs for this deal would be:

Cost of shares£2,000
Dealing commission (1%, or minimum charge of £7.50)£20
Stamp Duty (0.5%)£10
Total cost£2,030

If you buy 10,000 shares of company D at £3.00, your cost for this deal would be:

Cost of shares£30,000
Dealing commission (1%, or minimum charge of £7.50)£300
Stamp Duty (0.5%)£150
PTM Levy (£1.00 flat)£1
Total cost£30,451

Examples with the Frequent Dealing option

Remember, your account may have administration fees, and the Frequent Dealing option costs an additional £20.00 + VAT per quarter.

If you buy 2,000 shares of company B at £1.00, your costs for this deal would be:

Cost of shares£2,000
Dealing commission (£7.50 fixed charge)£7.50
Stamp Duty (0.5%)£10
Total cost£2,017.50

If you buy 10,000 shares of company C at £1.00, your cost for this deal would be:

Cost of shares£10,000
Dealing commission (£7.50 fixed charge)£7.50
Stamp Duty (0.5%)£50
PTM Levy (£1.00 flat)£1
Total cost£10,058.50

If you buy 10,000 shares of company D at £3.00, your cost for this deal would be:

Cost of shares£30,000
Dealing commission (£7.50 fixed charge)£7.50
Stamp Duty (0.5%)£150
PTM Levy (£1.00 flat)£1
Total cost£30,158.50

As you can see, you would save money with the Frequent Dealing option in the examples above.

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