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Subject:  Re: Capital gains tax question Date:  2/11/2000  9:34 PM
Author:  jp4me Number:  28374 of 127753

If the company pays dividends, you will owe taxes on those at ordinary income rates. But you will owe no taxes on capital appreciation until you sell the shares. --Bob

Thanks Bob, I was almost sure of this, but brother-inlaw bet I was wrong. If you reinvest the dividends then there is no tax either( right )??
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