Capital gains on publicly traded securities

With regards to the capital gains obtained on stock exchange sales of shares of publicly traded companies with stock exchange presence, investment fund and mutual fund quotas:

  • They will be taxed with a sole tax at a rate of 22% (currently, these capital gains are considered non-taxable income, and as of September 2022 will be subject to a 10% sole tax).
  • The non-taxable income benefit is maintained with respect to the gains realized by institutional investors.
  • Personal income taxpayers may choose to tax this gain with personal income tax, in which case they may deduct the sole tax referred to above as a credit.
  • The gain subject to tax will be determined considering the acquisition value and/or contribution, adjusted by inflation.
  • Entry into force: as from events occurred and/or income received or accrued from business year 2024.