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a tax on capital gains

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Australia and Japan, they levy income taxes, corporate taxes and capital gains taxes on virtual currencies, but do not apply VAT because they recognize them a means of payment or currency.
If we look at the different scenarios for capital gains taxes (and this not meant to be a political commentary), the only way that federal capital gains taxes will stay at 15 percent is if, 1) Romney wins the election, and, 2) the House and Senate are both controlled by the Republicans, and, 3) Obamacare is repealed, and, 4) the Bush tax cuts remain in effect.
John Kitzhaber's budget included $25 million in cuts to capital gains taxes if those funds are reinvested into Oregon businesses.
In general, when the inflation rate is moderate, capital gains taxes lead to an increase in rents, an increase in the home-ownership rate, a small reduction in number of large houses in the economy, and an increase in the net foreign asset position.
Thus, it is an empirical question whether changes in capital gains taxes affect share prices.
The combination of low holding taxes and high capital gains taxes creates perverse incentives.
LMM's contribution relates to the capitalization of investor-level capital gains taxes into share prices.
The difference between the sale price and the property's fair market value can be deducted, offsetting capital gains taxes incurred by selling the property.
This would permit the estate to reduce the value by the amount of the capital gains taxes it would pay on the sale of the assets.
Capital gains taxes should be simplified by establishing a single long-term holding period for all types of assets and eliminating multiple preferential rates.
Commissioner,[1] the Tax Court found that the gift tax value of stock in a closely-held corporation should not be discounted to reflect capital gains taxes that would be owed if real estate owned by the corporation were sold.
We know that capital gains taxes have been reduced, but there is disagreement, even among experts, as to how much.
Capital gains taxes affect investment decisions and can reduce the amount of capital available for higher risk potential.
If the same couple donated $10,000 worth of appreciated securities that had a cost basis of $2,000, their "cost" of the gift would still be only $7,200, but because donations of appreciated securities are deductible at their full fair-market value without accruing any capital gains taxes, the couple would also have avoided paying capital gains taxes on the stock's $8,000 appreciation.