capital gain

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capital gain

n.
The amount by which proceeds from the sale of a capital asset exceed the original cost.

capital gain

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) the amount by which the selling price of a financial asset exceeds its cost

cap′ital gain′


n.
profit from the sale of assets, as bonds or real estate.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.capital gain - the amount by which the selling price of an asset exceeds the purchase price; the gain is realized when the asset is sold
financial gain - the amount of monetary gain
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Businesses will be entitled to tax exemptions, 100 per cent ownership and 100 per cent repatriation of capital profits.
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Maduro said his first steps would be to lower prices of certain goods and limit capital profits to 15 to 30 per cent of revenues.
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The meeting also approved a draft agreement, between the governments of Qatar and Ireland, on the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with regard to taxes on income and on capital profits, and the draft protocol attached thereto and a draft of the First Executive Programme for the MOU on education between the governments of Qatar and Djibouti for the scholastic years 2012/2013, 2013/2014 and 2014/2015.
721 applies when a partnership's debt is contributed to the partnership in exchange for a capital profits interest in the partnership.
Summary: New York - The government has no intention to impose taxes on capital profits and money in the Egyptian bourse," Mohamed Abdel-Salam, head of the Egyptian bourse, told the official Middle East News Agency (MENA) on Tuesday.
15/2010 ratifying the protocol for amending agreement on avoidance of double taxation and tax evasion for income tax and capital profits between the government of Sultanate of Oman and the UK of Great Britain and the Northern Ireland.

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