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Are Capital Gains taxed at a different rate that ordinary? income

Friday, June 12, 2015
In most instances, capital gains and qualified dividends are taxed at rates different from those for ordinary income.  The rates vary from 0% for those taxpayers in the 10- or 15-percent income tax brackets, 15% for those taxpayers in the 25-, 28-, 33-, or 35-percent income tax bracket and the capital gains tax rate is 20% for those taxpayers in the highest (39.6%) income tax bracket.