Short-term Capital Gain Or Loss


Definition of "Short-term capital gain or loss"

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Gail Hughes, Real Estate Agent Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - East Brunswick Office

The profit or loss from selling an investment that is held one year or less. Short-term gains are ordinary income, while short-term losses are deducted from current income. Short-term gains or losses do not qualify for any special tax treatment.

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