Capital Gains Or Losses

Definition of "Capital gains or losses"

Gerald Holland real estate agent
Gerald Holland, Real Estate Agent Franzen Realtors

Any gain or loss from selling of capital assets. The gain or loss is the difference between the net selling price and cost basis. The two types of capital gains or losses for tax purposes are long term and short term. Capital gains are net after all costs have been deducted. Capital gains and losses are reported on schedule D of IRS form 1040. They include sales of real estate.


Need help from a real estate agent?

Buy Sell Rent

I agree to receive FREE real estate advice.

Are you a realtor and want to become a member?

Residential Rental Commercial

I agree to receive FREE real estate advice.

Have a question or comment? We're here to help.


*** Your email address will remain confidential.


Popular Real Estate Terms

Popular Real Estate Questions