Meaning of CAPITAL GAIN in English


may be viewed as investment gain, or gain on the sale of the capital asset

eg: Sean purchases a land for $100,000, three years he sells it for $140,000. He get a $40,000 profit as a long-term capital gain .

Note: capital asset must be held for a long time for the increase in its value, as opposed to inventory , which always is traded in a short time.

Sean Woo's Finance, GIS and real estate English glossary.      Английский глоссарий по ГИС(Географическая информационная система) и недвижимости Sean Woo's Finance.