Capital gains tax: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

RBI announces sale of Sovereign Gold Bonds

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced the issue of Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) on behalf of Government of India. Sovereign Gold Bonds Sovereign Gold Bonds are government securities denominated in grams of gold. They ..

Capital Gains versus Capital Receipts

Capital gain refers to the gain or profit from the sale of property or an investment. Investment may be in shares, equity, gold, real estate or valuables like paintings {a prelims question was asked if investment in paintings ..

Long Term Capital Gains

Capital gain refers to the gain or profit from the sale of property or an investment. Investment may be in shares, equity, gold, real estate or valuables like paintings. Capital Gains tax is of two kind viz. ..