Short-term capital gain

A short-term gain is a profit realized from the sale, transfer or other disposition of personal or investment property known as a capital asset that has been held for one year or less. A short-term capital gain occurs when an investment is sold that’s been held for less than one year such as a stock. The gain is taxed as ordinary income, which is your income tax rate—Read more at Investopedia. Kagan, Julia. “Short-Term Gain.” 8 November 2019