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capital gains tax

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(Economics) a tax on the profit made from the sale of an asset. Abbreviation: CGT
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Noun1.capital gains tax - a tax on capital gains; "he avoided the capital gains tax by short selling"
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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capital gains tax

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In countries where capital gains taxation is present, introduced, or expanded, such taxation will likely result in fewer ownership transfers of business opportunities, which may leave them un- or under-exploited (either in efficiency or time).
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As for investments subject to lower capital gains taxation, investors should similarly take advantage of that offer while it is available.
We believe the Welsh Government should be empowered with powers over VAT, corporation tax, resource taxes, and capital gains taxation on property.
Thus, in the case of the death of a shareholder who properly rolled over capital gains, these capital gains from qualifying small business stock sales and purchases over a period of years would completely avoid capital gains taxation and the beneficiary would inherit the stock at the "stepped-up" basis (IRC section 1014[a])
The draft document said a further EUR100million will be raised through a reform of capital gains taxation.
At an interactive session with representatives of trade and industry from all over the country, here, Mukherjee said: "The areas are: The concept of Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT) based on gross assets; Capital Gains Taxation in the case of non-residents; The Income Tax Act and the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA); General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR); Issues relating to effective management control and taxation of foreign companies in India; Taxation of charitable organizations; and Shift from EEE to EET taxation system.
This is lower than earlier periods and reflects restricted availability after the change in UK capital gains taxation in April, which meant a large number of transactions took place in March, Boots said.