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COMPARISON BETWEEN CAPITAL GAIN AND DIVIDENDS Introduction Businesses have various investment incomes, example of the most common investment income in a business is capital gains and other investment income, which comprises of as dividend income, these sources of profit for the businesses comes along with various potential tax consequences. This paper will give a comparison between two capital gains and dividend income. Dividends and Capital Gains are two distinct forms of income which is earned by investors over investments made in the Stocks (Dividends) or Real estate (Capital gains). Comparison between capital gain and dividend income Capital basically refers to the initial amount which invested. Hence, a capital gain refers to the profit which occurs when the amount invested is sold at a higher price as compared to the purchase price. It should be noted that investors do not have a capital gain not unless an
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  • Fall '08
  • Julier,L
  • Finance

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