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  • Ordinary Dividends
    Dividends are what the shareholders of a company get, as their share of the company’s profits. If you own stocks, mutual funds, or bonds, you receive ...
  • Qualified Dividends
    Dividends are divided into two broad categories: ordinary dividends and qualified dividends. Ordinary dividends are taxed at the same rate as ordinary...
  • Taxable Interest Income
    Generally speaking, you have to pay taxes on any interest income you receive, including interest on bank accounts, deposited insurance dividends, and ...
  • Tax-Exempt Interest Income
    Tax-exempt interest is interest that is not subject to federal income tax. Income earned from bonds issued by states, cities, counties or the District...
  • Capital Gains and Losses - Schedule D
    Attach Schedule D to your 1040 to report your capital gains and losses. Starting in 2011 there is a new form that also deals with capital gains and l...
  • What is Basis?
    The basis of a piece of property is usually the cost at which you bought it. This can include the amount you paid in cash, debt obligations, other pro...
  • Capital Gains or Capital Losses
    Capital gains occur when a capital asset, such as a home, household furnishings, real estate, stocks, or bonds, is sold. The difference between the am...