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The way I'd see it is that you sold your units at maturity and immediately bought another trust.
The fact that some of the same stocks were held is immaterial, and capital gain taxes would be due on the total capital gain.
We recognize that a UIT is not exactly like a mutual fund, but the same principles should apply: a number of people went together to buy shares of a group of stocks, dividends were declared and distributed to the members of the group according to how many units they owned. Finally on a predetermined date the investment trust liquidated everything, distributed proceeds to the owners, and now ceased to exist. There is a new trust that collected money, bought stock, and is doing the same thing. The new trust is not "substantially equal" to the old one because it has a totally different maturity date.
If you own shares in a mutual fund that owns Intel, you sell them and buy shares in a different mutual fund that also owns Intel, you don't defer your proceeds--you sold your shares and rebought.
Interesting would be if there had been a loss (thankfully you made money!) would there be a wash sale? I'd argue that there would not, because what you bought was not "substantially equal".
Note that the analogy to mutual funds makes tax reporting much easier.
If someone disagrees, they'll chime in!
Best wishes, Chris
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