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taxable gain


profit liable to capital gains tax a profit from the sale of an asset that is subject to capital gains tax.

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Definitions of ’taxable gain’ and meaning of ’taxable gain’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’taxable gain’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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