Capital gains tax brackets relate to the tax rate imposed on income generated through the sale of capital assets such as stocks, bonds, and real estate. The set of brackets can vary from country to country, state to state, or even individual to individual. For example, the United States has a progressive capital gains tax rate; as an individual’s income increases, so does the applicable tax rate. Forex traders are subject to these same capital gains tax brackets, and these can often be complex when factoring in the tax advantages of different international markets. An understanding of these tax brackets is essential for any forex investor looking to maximize their return.