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Do You Pay Capital Gains Tax on Divorce Settlements? 

During a divorce settlement, spouses must decide how to divide their property and assets. Knowing your tax liability regarding your divorce settlement proceedings can help you minimize loss and have a solid financial footing.   

Oct 28, 2022

Who Pays Capital Gains Tax on a Deceased Estate?

A critical goal for many investors is to preserve and enhance the value of the assets they can distribute to their heirs. When a person dies, their assets typically enter probate for distribution. The asset's value is determined before disposition during the probate process. That's one reason why the step-up provision of capital gains taxation is an integral aspect of estate planning.

Oct 27, 2022

Are Capital Gains Taxed at a Higher Rate?

If you’ve sold any kind of capital asset, you might have received a profit on that sale. This is also known as capital gain or capital gains. And if you’ve sold any kind of capital asset for a profit, you might have to pay taxes on those capital gains. But how much? Are capital gains taxed at a higher rate, then say, ordinary income? 

Oct 26, 2022

What Improvements Are Allowed for Capital Gains Tax?

Capital gains taxes on the sale of a home can be significant. However, with some good planning and record keeping, homeowners may be able to reduce their capital gains.

Oct 24, 2022

How Much Is the Capital Gains On Stocks?

Before investing in stocks, it’s important to understand how capital gains taxes work. These taxes are applied to the sale of assets like stocks and bonds as well as physical investments like real estate. Capital gains taxes will affect your total returns, so you’ll need to keep them in mind when deciding which stocks to buy or sell. Here’s everything you need to know about capital gains on stocks in 2022.  

Oct 23, 2022

What Documents Do I Need for Capital Gains Tax?

As you probably already know, the IRS recently received a significant infusion of funds from the Inflation Reduction Act. The IRS is hoping to increase the audit rate from its current sub-one percent performance, focusing on higher-income tax returns. Examining higher income returns makes sense, as does investigating returns with income from sources that aren’t easily verified. For example, the IRS reports that for ordinary wages and salary income, compliance with reporting and paying income tax is nearly perfect. In contrast, for income from harder-to-verify sources like small businesses, noncompliance may be as high as 55 percent.

Oct 22, 2022

Are Capital Gains Included in Adjusted Gross Income?

Capital gains are the goal for investors, but they do have an impact come tax time. In this article, we’ll explain capital gains, adjusted gross income, and whether capital gains play a role in calculating adjusted gross income.  

Oct 20, 2022

How to Calculate Capital Gains on Gifted Property?

Gifting an asset to someone can provide for some large tax savings. This can mean millions of dollars gifted without paying taxes. It also helps that the gift tax rules aren’t difficult to follow. In this article, we’ll explore how gift taxes work.

Oct 19, 2022

What is the Difference Between Capital Gains and Dividends?

When working to build your wealth, it’s important to understand the difference between various returns you may receive on your assets. Two of the most common returns are capital gains and dividends. Each income comes from a different source and is taxed differently by the IRS.  

Oct 18, 2022

When Do You Pay Capital Gains on Stock?

Investing in the stock market can be an effective wealth-building strategy. When you choose to sell your shares, however, you may face capital gains tax on the profits of your sale.  

Oct 17, 2022

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