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Long-term gains are taxed at a lower rate than short-term gains. In a hot stock market, the difference can be significant.
If you’ve reached age 70 1/2, you must take RMDs or pay a heavy excise tax. Use this table as a guide.
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Your income determines whether you’re taxed on the profits you make from investing.
If you sold stock to take a capital loss for tax purposes, don’t buy it back too soon.
If you give away lots of money during your life or after, taxes may be triggered.
While the limits on contributions aren’t changing, other tweaks may affect you.
For lower-income filers, money put away for retirement could cut today’s tax bill.
No fooling: The IRS says some older taxpayers must withdraw a bit of IRA money by April 1.
Beneficiaries will owe tax when the bond is redeemed, but students may get a break.