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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

nimposta sulla plusvalenza
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The Supreme Court (SC) has revoked the late fine component of the capital gain tax determined by the Large Taxpayers Office against telecom service provider Ncell.
If you trade stocks regularly, you shall be automatically charged a capital gain tax of 0.6 percent every time you sell your stocks.
"In case of portfolio transfer where ownership of securities is not changed then no capital gain tax will be computed," the draft law said.
In addition, says AFBF, the capital gain tax also "increases the likelihood that farm and ranch land will be sold outside of agriculture for commercial uses to investors who are willing to pay more, causing agricultural land and open space to be lost forever."
KARACHI, June 7 -- Director Karachi Stock Exchange Yasin Lakhani said that capital gain tax will affect the capital market and reduce share values of government's own listed companies.
Other studies focus on capital gain tax reductions that are accompanied by changes in the ordinary tax rate and/or market anomalies such as the Crash of '87, which make it much more difficult to gauge the impact of the capital gains tax change.
The new capital gain tax rates apply to both the regular tax and the alternative minimum tax (AMT) calculations.
This finding is consistent with Reese's IPO study but contrasts with my work with Lang where we found no evidence of a sell-off when capital gain tax rates were reduced unexpectedly in 1997.
2003-56 apprises certain entities with fiscal years beginning in 2002 and ending after May 5, 2003, of the additional reporting requirements mandated by the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003's (JGTRRA's) changes in the capital gain tax rates.
First, the relationship between a stock's expected holding period and the present value of the capital gain tax rate reduction benefit is nonlinear.
The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 created a reduced 18% capital gain tax rate for capital assets acquired after 2000 and held for five years.