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1.
Long-term capital gains are taxed at a higher rate than short-term capital gains.
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False. Long-term gains are taxed at a lower rate than short-term gains.
2.
The amount of time you hold onto an asset is known as the ________.
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Holding period. The holding period is the amount of time you hold onto your asset.
3.
Almost _______ of all realized capital gains are received from corporate stock sales.
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50 percent. Almost half of all capital gains taxes are taxes on corporate stocks.
4.
You can deduct up to _______ in capital losses on your income tax forms each year.
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$3,000. If your losses exceed your gains, you can deduct up to $3,000 in capital losses.
5.
Unrealized gains or losses on your investments must be reported on your tax returns.
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False. Only realized gains or losses must be reported on your tax returns.