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Subject:  Re: is long term cap gains income? Date:  4/24/2005  12:47 AM
Author:  lorenzo2 Number:  78927 of 123001

Ok, one last time. The capital gains are counted as part of my income, but are taxed at a separate rate (15% in this case). The fact that it's still counted as part of my income is important because it