Investor Taxes

What you pay and when depends on the type of investment and a few other factors. Browse Investopedia's expert-written library to learn more. 

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How Stock Options Are Taxed and Reported
How Are Preferred Stock Dividends Taxed?
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How Restricted Stock and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) Are Taxed
Capital Gains Exposure (CGE)
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Tax Selling: What it is, How it Works, Tax Benefits
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Crystallization: Definition in Investing and How Tax Applies
Phantom Income: What it Means, How it Works
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What Is a Non-Qualified Stock Option (NSO), and How Is It Used?
Do I Pay Capital Gains Taxes on a House That My Company Sells Back to Me?
Section 988: What it is, How it Works, Example
Substantially Identical Security: Definition and Wash Sale Rules
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Realized Loss
What Is a Transfer Tax? Definition and How It Works With Inheritances
Suspended Loss
Passive Activity
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Tax-Efficient Investing: A Beginner's Guide
Nontaxable Dividends
Capital Gains Treatment
Recognized Gain
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Chargeable Gain
Phantom Gain
Zero Capital Gains Rate
Think Twice Before Buying Tax-Free Municipal Bonds
Adjusted Cost Basis: How to Calculate Additions, Deductions
Will Your Home Sale Leave You With Tax Shock?
Tax Implications of a Public Company Divestiture
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How Taxpayers Can Do a Legal Wash Sale