Are stock options capital gains?

Answer Stock options are taxed as capital gains. Any gain or loss is included in your taxes as a capital gain or an offset to a capital gain, respectively. The taxation depends on the issue price, exercis... Read More »

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How to Avoid Capital Gains Tax?

There are several ways to avoid capital gains tax, or at least postponed paying it to some point in the future. One method is by utilizing the like-kind exchange provision, as covered in Internal R... Read More »

How to Calculate Capital Gains?

Capital gains are income from investments such as stocks, bonds or real estate. It is the difference between original purchase price and selling price. If you have capital investments that could ma... Read More »

Do I pay taxes on capital gains?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) does tax capital gains. Capital gains are either long-term or short-term depending on how long the taxpayer owned the capital asset. The IRS taxes capital gains a... Read More »

How to Understand Capital Gains Tax?

Everything you own, including homes, furniture, cars, boats, jewelry and stocks, are considered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be capital assets. When you sell one of these things, you wi... Read More »