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nounoften capital gains
A profit from the sale of property or an investment.‘a tax is imposed when individuals part with an asset and make capital gains on it’
- ‘The capital gains made from the investment are likely to remain tax-free as long as they are retained in the scheme.’
- ‘The primary residence exclusion means that most capital gains on the sale of a home will not be subject to CGT.’
- ‘Keeping taxes low on capital gains and dividends fosters investment and economic growth.’
- ‘In the US the focus in investing is almost totally on capital gains rather than dividends.’
- ‘Furthermore these trackers can be tucked away in an ISA, which protects the investment from any capital gains.’
- ‘Residents are not liable to pay any tax on personal income, capital gains, property or wealth.’
- ‘Assume that you reinvest your dividends and capital gains payouts in shares of the fund.’
- ‘Investors did not have to pay tax each year on any income or capital gains made on investments, which used to be the case.’
- ‘Also, revenue from taxes on capital gains has plummeted because of the downturn on Wall Street.’
- ‘It would eliminate all estate taxes, as well as taxes on interest, dividends and capital gains.’
- ‘In addition, funds distribute their capital gains to investors, who have to pay taxes on them.’
- ‘Only a few investors claimed capital gains last year, and most of them were lying.’
- ‘If the bond goes up in price and you sell it, the profit will be treated as capital gains and taxed accordingly.’
- ‘Investors, no longer able to count on capital gains, are also demanding more secure returns.’
- ‘Hence a new tax on capital gains from the sale of stocks and real estate.’
- ‘If you're investing primarily to generate capital gains, your interest could be disallowed.’
- ‘Also, all mutual funds are required to pay out all dividends and capital gains on a yearly basis.’
- ‘For tax purposes these dividends are treated as either income or capital gains.’
- ‘Dividends and capital gains are also exempt from the Social Security and Medicare taxes.’
- ‘Tax rebates for dividends and capital gains will help reduce the cost of equity for companies in the knowledge sector.’
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