Short-Term vs. Long-Term Capital Gains Taxes

When you turn a profit on the sale of assets, such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds or real estate, it’s called a capital gain. It’s generally considered taxable income. In most cases, however, the tax rate on capital gains is lower than the rate on your regular income. In some cases, you might not owe…

from NerdWallet
https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/taxes/short-term-capital-gains-vs-long-term-capital-gains/

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