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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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