Pretax rate of return

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Pretax rate of return

Gain on a security before taxes.
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Pretax Rate of Return

The rate of return on an investment before capital gains or other taxes. Most of the time, when one sees a calculation of the rate of return it is the pretax rate of return. For a tax-free investment, the pretax and post-tax rates of return are identical.
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Average pre-tax returns on equity declined again for a fourth straight year, to 7.0 percent in 2018.
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