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Subject:  Re: put income and capital gains Date:  8/29/2010  11:51 PM
Author:  scanlin Number:  54 of 75

Income from selling puts is taxed as ordinary income. So if you're making $1500/month, you'll have $18K in short-term gains at the end of the year. If you're in the 30% tax bracket (for example) then you'd owe $5400 in taxes on that income.

Likewise,