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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.
Translations of “capital gains tax”
in Chinese (Traditional) 資本收益稅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 资本收益税…
(Definition of capital gains tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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