Capital Gains

IRS Announces 2018 Estate And Gift Tax Limits: $11.2 Million Per Couple

It’s official. For 2018, the estate and gift tax exemption is $5.6 million per individual, up from $5.49 million in 2017. That means an individual can leave [...]

Recognizing a loss to boost your yield

As we approach year-end, consider whether there are any investments in your taxable accounts that are held at a loss and whether selling those positions to [...]

No Capital Gains Taxes Due for Some Investors

You heard right. There's no capital gains tax -- nada, nothing, zilch, zero -- on the sale of assets held for more than a year. But you might not have heard [...]

Ten Facts That You Should Know about Capital Gains and Losses

When you sell a capital asset the sale results in a capital gain or loss. A capital asset includes most property you own for personal use or own as an [...]

Careful Handling of Capital Gains and Losses Can Save Taxes

Individuals who lost money in the stock market in 2014 may have other investment assets that have appreciated in value. These taxpayers should consider the [...]

Amendment in capital gain scheme 2012

Income tax department made the first amendment in capital gain account scheme 2012. In this amendment income tax department amended in the paragraph of 1, 2, [...]

Short term capital gain will continue in FY 2013-14

Indian government does not want to abolish the short term capital gain tax on securities which is taxed 15% on listed securities and 30% on unlisted [...]

2013 Capital Gains Tax and Impact on 1031 Exchange

Internal Revenue Service Section 1031 exchange has garnered renewed interest from CPAs, tax attorneys and individual investors as a result of higher [...]

Last Chance to Pay 0% Tax Rate on Gains

Thanks to the so-called Bush tax cuts, lots of folks qualify for a 0% federal income tax rate on long-term capital gains and dividends. You read that right: [...]

Tax Shelters for All

s your portfolio ready for higher taxes? The Bush-era tax cuts might well be extended again this year, at least for most taxpayers. But the long-term picture [...]