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Taxes and Investments

Mutual funds, bonds, and homeownership: all of these are great investment vehicles to ensure security for your future. But before you get ready to collect…


5 Myths About Capital Gains Tax

If you believe any of the myths surrounding capital gains tax and how it affects you, there is a good chance that you will include…


Capital Gains Tax Relief

The average American selling a home this year probably doesn't have to worry about a capital gains tax.  The Federal government provides a measure or…


Reporting Capital Gains Tax on Form 1040 Schedule D

If you are required to report a capital gains tax on the sale of your principal residence, it is reported on Tax Form 1040, Schedule…


Capital Gains Tax on Home Sales

If you sold or are thinking of selling your home in the near future and you owned and lived in it for a minimum of…


The 0% Capital Gains Tax

The Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (JGTRRA) of 2003 lowered the maximum capital gains tax rate from 10% to 5% for people in…


State and Local Taxes on Capital Gains

The expiration of the Bush capital gains tax cuts in 2010 has a lot of investors preparing to unload real estate investment property to minimize…


Capital Gains Tax Rates

When determining capital gains tax rates, there are several details that need to be considered. If you are unsure of how to make this determination…