Capital Gains Tax

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Capital Gain Rules When Selling & Reinvesting Stock

en you sell stock at a price higher than you purchased it, you will incur a capital gain. Depending upon the timing involved in the buying and selling of the shares, you may be eligible to use a special lower tax rate on the money you made. Use Form 1040, Schedule D to report ...

Capital Gains Tax on a House Sold From a Trust

ppose you created a trust and placed your house in the trust. If you control the trust and the property in the trust, and you retain power such as the ability to amend, revoke or terminate the trust, the Internal Revenue Service will likely regard the trust as a grantor trust ...

How Soon Does Money From Selling a House Have to Be Invested So No Capital Gain Tax Is Paid?

en you sell your primary personal residence, the home sale capital gain exclusion can eliminate or severely limit your capital gains tax liability. When you sell an investment home, though, the Internal Revenue Service hits you with both capital gains and depreciation recapture ...

Tax Implications of Multiple Buying and Selling of the Same Stock

frequent trader, especial a day trader, may become familiar with certain stocks and trade them repeatedly over short periods. This kind of activity might be profitable but also faces unique obstacles. Rapid in-and-out trading of this type removes access to tax breaks for ...

How to Calculate Rental Property Appreciation for Income Tax Purposes

property’s appreciation is an increase in its value. When you invest in a rental property, you pay income taxes on its appreciation only when you sell the property. The amount of appreciation on which you pay income taxes is called the capital gain. Your capital gain ...

How to Determine Which Shares to Sell, FIFO or LIFO

en you've been investing for a long time, chances are there are at least a few companies whose stock you've bought on multiple occasions and at different prices. When you sell some of your shares, picking which shares you want to sell can make a significant difference in how ...

What Is the Capital Gains Tax on Gifted Property Sold in India?

pital gains on gifted property sold in India must be reported as income on your U.S. tax return, although you might be able to avoid paying the taxes thanks to a tax treaty between the two countries. When completing your U.S. tax return, you must calculate your capital gains ...

Do You Have to Claim Stocks You Sold in a Year if You Didn't Make Any Money?

en though you did not make any money on stocks you sold, the IRS doesn't know that. Your broker will report the sales to the tax agency, so you need to complete the right forms for your taxes to show that those sales produced no profits. Also, if you lost money on your stocks, ...

How to Report 1099-B Losses on Schedule D

t everything you invest in turns out the way you hoped. If you've lost money with certain investments, the Internal Revenue Service lets you use those losses to reduce your taxable income. Even if your losses are larger than your gains, you can claim a deduction and potentially ...

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