Capital Gains: Understanding the Basics

VIDEO: An explanation of the ins and outs of capital gains and what it all means for your taxes

Alanna Petroff 25 February, 2013 | 11:04AM
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Alanna Petroff: The term ‘capital gains’ seems like both a good and bad thing. On the one hand it's a good thing, because if you've made capital gains then it means that you've made money on investment. But on the other hand when you think about capital gains you immediately start thinking about the taxes you'll have to pay on those capital gains. Joining me now to talk about these issues is Pete Matthew, from Jacksons Wealth Management. He's the managing director there.

Pete, thanks very much for coming in.

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Alanna Petroff

Alanna Petroff  is a financial journalist with Morningstar UK.