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English definition of “capital gains tax”

capital gains tax

noun [C or U]
 
 
( abbreviation CGT)
TAX tax on the profits made from selling property or investments: Even the experts admit that calculating capital gains tax liabilities can be baffling.
(Definition of capital gains tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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