Definitions for "Capital gain"
Keywords:  gain, profit, unrealized, realize, cgt
Amount of cash raised by the original owners who sell shares in the initial public offering (IPO) of a company.
Gain on the sale of a capital asset In 1991 and thereafter, the maximum individual tax rate on capital gains is 28%. There are limits on the deduction of capital losses against ordinary income.
The amount by which the sale price of a security exceeds the purchase price.
The increase in value of a capital property (a property other than a principal residence) upon which tax is payable, either upon disposition of the property or the deemed disposition of the property under tax rules.
The amount of appreciation in excess of the original amount paid for the property.
The amount by which a capital investment has increased during a given time period. · See Also · Capital Loss