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As per Section 45

Any Profit or Gain

on transfer 

 of  Capital asset

is Taxable under Income from capital gains.

in year of Transfer

Except

When exempt under Section 54/54B/54D etc.

 

 Important Points

  • Capital Gain is applicable on Certain Assets only called Capital Asset (and not all assets)
  • Capital Gain is applicable on TRANSFER (Transfer not only includes Sale of Asset but also some other things which we will discuss later)
  • It is taxable in year Asset Transferred (Sold) and not purchased
  • Profit includes loss Also,so there can be loss on Sale of Captal Assets
  • Exemption of Capital Gain are mentioned in Section 54/54B/54D etc

 

SUMMARY

Transfer+Capital Assets+ Not Exempt =Income/Loss from Capital Gain 

 

 

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