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Capital Gains Tax Set to Rise at Year End; Transaction Activity May Edge Higher as Long-Term Owners Lock in Profits

August 15, 2010 With the Bush tax cuts set to expire on December 31, 2010, capital gains taxes will revert to 20 percent from their 70-plus-year low of 15 percent. In addition, barring legislative intervention, the tax rate on dividends will jump from 15.0 percent to 39.6 percent for top earners. When substantial tax code […]