Diary of a Dividend Diva: Tax Time
On the eve of Tax Day here in the US, the tax rate on dividends seems a fitting subject for this installment of the Diva column.
The subject comes up with unsurprising regularity among the partners in my dividend capture fund, because most are taxable and the differential between the qualified dividend tax rate and ordinary income is substantial. (Of course, executing a dividend-capture strategy in your IRA, or if it is being done by a tax-exempt entity such as a pension fund, then the point is moot.) In fact, for our taxable readers, pursuing a dividend capture strategy is not worth it unless you achieve a minimum level of turnover that overcomes the weight of the ordinary income rate....226 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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