Capital Gains Tax

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What Are the Benefits of Long-Term Capital Gains?

e best benefit of a long-term capital gain is the gain itself -- it is always a positive outcome to generate a profit on one of your investments. The tax rules on capital gains are also set up to provide tax advantages for gains on investments held for the long term compared to ...

How to Calculate Capital Gains for Decedent Stocks

most circumstances, determining the amount of capital gains tax you owe on the sale of a stock is a matter of simple arithmetic. You subtract the sale price from the price at which you sold it, determine if it is a short- or long-term gain, and apply the applicable gains tax ...

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 Calculate & Report Your Capital Gains & Losses

come from selling capital assets, like stocks, mutual funds or property, must be included on your taxes like income from working. However, instead of paying taxes on the entirety of the sales price, you must calculate your capital gains. In addition, it takes more time and tax ...

How to Calculate the Taxes on the Sale of Tax-Exempt Bond Funds

nd funds are portfolios of bonds available as mutual funds or exchange-traded funds. The dividends provided stem from the interest the fund earns. A tax-exempt bond fund contains tax-free municipal bonds issued by state and local entities. Depending on where you live, some of ...

What Can I Offset With Mutual Fund Losses?

vesting in a mutual fund can be less risky than buying individual securities. If you buy a stock mutual fund, for example, you will typically own an interest in hundreds of different stocks. The sheer diversity of your portfolio minimizes the damage that any one individual stock ...

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 Offsets With LLC Operating Losses

en a limited liability company, or LLC, incorporates, the members must decide how the LLC will be taxed. An LLC with only one member is taxed as an individual. An LLC with two or more members can elect to be taxed as a partnership, a C corporation or an S corporation. The type ...

Are Capital Gains From Real Estate Part of My Income?

you buy a house or land and later sell your property for a profit, you've made a capital gain. Before rolling the money into a new investment or spending it, you have to consider the tax implications. You must declare the transaction to the Internal Revenue Service in the year ...

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