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Long Term Capital Gains (Greater Than A Year) Rates

Long term rates apply to gains from the sale of capital assets such as stock that you held for MORE than one year. Long-term gains and qualified dividends are taxed at; 0% if taxable income falls in the 10% or 15% marginal tax brackets 15% if taxable income falls in the 25%, 28%, 33%, or 35% marginal tax brackets 20% if taxable income falls in the 39.6% marginal tax bracket 25% on Depreciation Recapture 28% on Collectibles 28% on qualified small business stock after exclusion

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