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Related to GAINS: Gains from Trade, Capital gains
AcronymDefinition
GAINSGuaranteed Annual Income System
GAINSGrowth And Income Securities
GAINSGlobal Avian Influenza Network for Surveillance
GAINSGender Awareness Information and Networking System (UN)
GAINSGhana Agricultural Information Network System (est. 1991; Ghana)
GAINSGlobal Air-Ocean In-Situ System (environmental observation project)
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But then, in 1812, the French gain a victory near Moscow.
Then thou art a happy man," said the Dishonest Gain, "and thy bleeding head is but mere dissembling.
Notwithstanding our danger I could not help but laugh at Perry's frantic capers as he essayed to gain the safety of the lower branches of the trees he now had reached.
It was with a deep sigh of relief that I saw him gain a higher branch in safety.
Realizing that I could outdistance the clumsy brute in the open, I dropped from my leafy sanctuary intent only on distracting the thing's attention from Perry long enough to enable the old man to gain the safety of a larger tree.
I could form no comprehension of his character, unless he were one of those miserable wretches who, having made gain the sole end and object of their lives and having succeeded in amassing great riches, are constantly tortured by the dread of poverty, and best by fears of loss and ruin.
These dates were inscribed in an itinerary divided into columns, indicating the month, the day of the month, and the day for the stipulated and actual arrivals at each principal point Paris, Brindisi, Suez, Bombay, Calcutta, Singapore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, San Francisco, New York, and London--from the 2nd of October to the 21st of December; and giving a space for setting down the gain made or the loss suffered on arrival at each locality.
For them, the sale of appreciated capital assets should be structured to occur from 2008-2010, when most long-term capital gains are tax free for income normally taxed in the 15% tax bracket or lower and below the kiddie tax unearned income threshold; see Sec.
The Treasury and IRS believe this result is appropriate, mainly because foreign currency gains and losses with respect to assets and liabilities that are not financial assets are often, in their view, non-economic gains and losses.
This article thus explores the general tax roles associated with home ownership and suggests ways taxpayers can minimize their gains when selling their homes.
Gain from the seller's receipt of cash or other "boot" in the exchange, whether treated as qualified dividend income or capital gains will still be taxed at the maximum 15 percent rate.
With falling tax rates on capital gains seemingly reducing the value of a tax break these days, many property owners have asked me, "Are 1031 exchanges still a smart more?