Tax on capital gains

A tax on the profit that you make when selling stocks, such as shares or Bonds A loan to a company or a government, which is paid back with interest. In contrast to shares, most bonds have a fixed duration and a fixed interest, which is usually paid out on an annual basis. Therefore, as a general rule, bonds have less risk than shares. bonds , or assets, such as real estate. The capital gain is equal to the positive difference between the sales and purchase prices. A negative difference is a depreciation or loss. If a tax on capital gains is implemented, then a tax credit should also be implemented for losses.