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Subject:  Re: Taxes on stock yields? Date:  3/14/2001  8:10 AM
Author:  yankeesmyteam Number:  48383 of 121480

You only pay the tax on the $50 if it is a realized gain, meaning you sold the stock and made a gain. Then depending on how long you held it and what your tax bracket is determines your tax.

However if you bought that 100 stock and it gave you a cash dividend then that is taxable when you receive it.
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