 # Capital Gain Calculator

## Capital Gain Calculator

The capital gain calculator allows you to calculate your capital gain from the sale of an asset. The capital gain calculator is useful for determining if a person has made a profit or loss on investment during that time. It will tell you how much money was earned, what was spent, and how much more or less it would be if the asset was sold at a later date.

## What is Capital Gain?

Capital gain is a profit on the sale of an asset. Capital assets include stocks, assets, bonds, and mutual funds. Certain collectibles are also considered to be capital assets. Remember if you are selling a long-term asset then you will have a long-term gain and if you are selling a short-term asset then you will have a short-term gain.

## Difference between long term capital gain and short term capital gain

If you already have the amount which is the GST then you can calculate excluding the amount of GST using the below-mentioned formula:

### Long term capital gain

Long-term capital gain is the profit you make when you sell an asset for more than your original cost. If you put money into an investment account, this is also considered part of your original cost.

### Short term capital gain

Short-term capital gain is just what it sounds like: a profit earned on investment within a taxable year. In other words, the short-term capital gain is the profit made by an investor in a short period.

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## Munim’s Capital Gain Calculator

Munim’s capital gain calculator is very simple to use and it gives you accurate estimation. Our calculator will give you result within 30 seconds. You have to just add the details in the fields and our calculator will automatically calculate it and show you the result in return.

## Formula to calculate long term capital gains

Follow the below-mentioned formula to calculate the long-term capital gains:

Long term capital gain = Final Sale Price – (indexed cost of acquisition + indexed cost of improvement + cost of transfer),

where:

Indexed cost of acquisition = cost of acquisition x cost inflation index of the year of transfer/cost inflation index of the year of acquisition.

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