capital gain tax


capital gain tax
tax imposed on profits earned by selling property

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Capital gains tax — A capital gains tax (abbreviated: CGT) is a tax charged on capital gains, the profit realized on the sale of a non inventory asset that was purchased at a lower price. The most common capital gains are realized from the sale of stocks, bonds,… …   Wikipedia

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  • capital gains tax — The tax levied on profits from the sale of capital assets. A long term capital gain, which is achieved once an asset is held for at least 12 months, is taxed at a maximum rate of 20% (taxpayers in 28% tax bracket) and 10% (taxpayers in 15% tax… …   Financial and business terms

  • capital gains tax — CGT A UK tax on capital gains Most countries have a form of income tax under which they tax the profits from trading and a different tax to tax substantial disposals of assets either by traders for whom the assets are not trading stock (e. g. a… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • capital gains tax — CGT A UK tax on capital gains, introduced on 6 April 1965. It is charged on the total amount of the chargeable gains accruing to a chargeable person in a fiscal year after deducting any allowable capital losses for the year or capital losses… …   Accounting dictionary

  • capital gains tax — Fin a tax on the difference between the gross acquisition cost and the net proceeds when an asset is sold. In the United Kingdom, this tax also applies when assets are given or exchanged, although each individual has an annual capital gains tax… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Capital gains tax in Australia — Capital Gains Tax (CGT) in Australia applies to the capital gain made on disposal of any asset, except for specific exemptions. The most significant exemption is the family home. Rollover provisions apply to some disposals, one of the most… …   Wikipedia

  • Capital gain — Capital Gains redirects here. For the radio show, see Capital Gains (radio show). A capital gain is a profit that results from investments into a capital asset, such as stocks, bonds or real estate, which exceeds the purchase price. It is the… …   Wikipedia

  • capital gain — see gain Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. capital gain …   Law dictionary


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