Definition of capital gains tax in English:

capital gains tax

Syllabification: cap·i·tal gains tax


  • A tax levied on profit from the sale of property or of an investment.
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    • The ISA wrapper protects your investment from income tax and capital gains tax, which is a good thing for most investors.
    • I infer from what you are saying that no attention at all was paid to the aspect of income tax or capital gains tax at the trial.
    • Few would argue with the levels of corporation tax or capital gains tax.

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