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Capital Gains Tax

  1. Are variable annuities tax deferred?

  2. Do beneficiaries of a trust pay taxes?

  3. Should mutual fund dividends be reinvested?

  4. How long do I need to keep income tax records?

  5. Why is Panama considered a tax haven?

  6. How often do mutual funds pay capital gains?

  7. Are dividends considered passive or ordinary income?

  8. Is dividend income taxable?

  9. How do gains from my 401(k) figure into my taxable income?

  10. What are the tax implications for both the company and investors in a divestiture ...

  11. What are the drawbacks of a small investor buying blue-chip stocks?

  12. What key requirements must be met for the IRS to classify changes or alterations ...

  13. If I owned stock that split last year, how does this affect my taxes?

  14. How are municipal bonds taxed?

  15. In what ways are ETFs more tax efficient than mutual funds?

  16. What are employee share purchase plans?

  17. Why are some spin-offs taxable and some are tax-free?

  18. What is the difference between income tax and capital gains tax?

  19. What are the tax implications of owning a master limited partnership (MLP)?

  20. What cost basis reporting rules are set by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)?

  21. What is an adjusted cost basis and how is it calculated?

  22. What are some examples of different taxable events?

  23. Are capital gains taxed differently in different countries?

  24. Is there a difference between capital gains and dividend income?

  25. Can the government tax your capital gains from other countries?

  26. What is the difference between capital gains and investment income?

  27. Can you realize capital gains on intangible property?

  28. How is face value used to determine taxation?

  29. How much tax does Warren Buffett think billionaires should pay?

  30. Are dividends the best way to make money for retirement?

  31. How are trust fund earnings taxed?

  32. What is the difference between dividends and capital gains?

  33. Why should I keep records on my tax-exempt bond transactions?

  34. When would I have to fill out a Schedule D IRS form?

  35. What unforeseen circumstances affect what I'll pay in capital gains taxes?

  36. How are capital gains and dividends taxed differently?

  37. I recently got married and now we (together) have two houses (hers and mine). I have ...

  38. If you have a house that is under your company name and you want to sell it back ...

  39. What are unrealized gains and losses?

  40. What constitutes an "intention to call a debt instrument before maturity" for tax ...

  41. I sold my house. Can I exclude the gain from my income?

  42. How do I avoid paying excess taxes on securities I have sold?

  43. Can an open-ended fund's price appreciate significantly?

  44. Is it true that you can sell your home and not pay capital gains tax?

  45. How can unethical executives use options backdating to evade taxes?

  46. Can I give stock as a gift?

  47. How do I figure out my cost basis on a stock investment?

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