Capital Gains

What Is the 6 Year Rule for Capital Gains Tax?

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Many countries have implemented a capital gains tax, but capital gains tax rates and the tax structure itself vary greatly from one country to the next.

Six Year Rule
Feb 19, 2022

Are Realized Gains Taxable?

Are Realized Gains Taxable?

What Is the Difference between Realized and Unrealized Gains? A realized gain is an investor's amount of gain when selling an asset. The amount is determined by subtracting the adjusted basis from the net sales price. For example, ...

Capital Gains
Jun 15, 2022

What Is A Capital Gain Distribution, And How Are Capital Gains ...

What Is A Capital Gain Distribution, And How Are Capital Gains Distributions Taxed?

Previous Realized blogs have outlined capital gains, what they are, and how they’re taxed. Then there are capital gains distributions. In concept, these are similar to capital gains, in that both are defined as profit generated from ...

Jun 2, 2022

Do Realized Gains Count as Income?

Do Realized Gains Count as Income?

Investing in real estate can help make your portfolio more diverse while also giving you opportunities to seek returns and income. If you invest in a property and eventually sell it, your profits may be considered capital gains, which ...

May 23, 2022

What Are Realized Losses?

What Are Realized Losses?

Gains and losses are part of life, certainly an inevitable aspect of investing in real estate (or anything else). How investors manage those gains and losses is part of the strategy. When an asset is worth more than you paid for it (your basis), you have a gain, and when it is worth less than your basis, you have a loss. However, that gain or loss is unrealized unless you dispose of the asset. Also, gains and losses are categorized by the IRS as short- or long-term.

May 20, 2022

When Are Capital Gains Realized?

When Are Capital Gains Realized?

When you sell a stock at a higher price than you paid for it, a profit is generated. In most cases, that profit is taxed. Specifically, if the profit is a realized gain, it is taxed. But when exactly does a profit become a realized gain?

May 10, 2022

Are Unrealized Gains Taxable?

Are Unrealized Gains Taxable?

Unrealized and realized capital gains are treated very differently on your annual tax return.

May 8, 2022

Where Do You Record Unrealized Gains and Losses?

Where Do You Record Unrealized Gains and Losses?

Investments that have increased in value and are sold for profit generate realized gains, which are subject to capital gains taxes. Unrealized gains, on the other hand, are theoretical paper gains that won’t be taxed unless you sell the investment for a profit.

May 5, 2022

At What Income Level Do You Not Have to Pay Capital Gains Taxes?

At What Income Level Do You Not Have to Pay Capital Gains Taxes?

Real estate investors know that capital gains taxes can take a pretty hefty bite out of the profits generated from the sale of their investment assets – that’s why many of them kick the tax can down the road by completing 1031 exchanges and deferring this tax liability.

Feb 9, 2022

Do I Have To Pay Capital Gains Taxes if I Am Over 55?

Do I Have To Pay Capital Gains Taxes if I Am Over 55?

Capital gains are one of the most important financial considerations to make when selling your property. Over the years, there have been plenty of exemptions that prevented consumers from having to pay capital gains taxes on certain sales. One of these was a home sale exemption for people over the age of 55. However, this exemption has not been in place since 2007.

Oct 1, 2021

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