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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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Other proposals would increase the deductibility of start-up expenses for new businesses and would eliminate capital gains taxation on investments in small business stock.
There can be no growth without incentives, like a temporary reduction in the VAT rate to 5 per cent for transactions relating to construction projects and the reduction of capital gains taxation," he said.
For most home sellers, this effectively eliminates capital gains taxation from the sale of a primary residence, as the median home price was less than the exclusion amount.
We believe the Welsh Government should be empowered with powers over VAT, corporation tax, resource taxes, and capital gains taxation on property.
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.
The resulting number is the amount that's subject to capital gains taxation -- $120,000 in this case.
WHEN the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, made his pre-Budget speech in October this year, he announced plans to reform some of the current structure surrounding Capital Gains Taxation.
They very conveniently overlooked the fact that we turned the tide in retroactive capital gains taxation," saving businesses and people who sold homes in 2002 as much as $400 million in new taxes, she said.
1202 reduced rate of capital gains taxation on the sale of qualified small business stock; and
Homeowners were able to trade-down in housing and therefore remain in housing when Congress passed legislation in 1996, which markedly raised the amount of money that could be exempted from capital gains taxation brought on by rising sales prices in homes, in general.