Definition : Short Term Capital Gain
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What does STCG mean?

Short Term Capital Gain (STCG) is a capital gain tax on gains (profit) come from assets such as real estate, shares or share-oriented products held for under a period of time. The tax rates and time-frames are different for different countries. The time-frame is usually within 12 months or 1 year.