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Subject:  Re: Dividend Tax Increase Date:  11/17/2012  5:35 PM
Author:  MadCapitalist Number:  7637 of 9217

I strongly believe that unearned income should be taxed at the income tax level, and this includes almost all "long term" capital gains from stocks. After the IPO or Secondary Offering, investing in the stocks does nothing for the company and is just another form of gambling. I don't understand why they shouldn't be taxed as income. To tax these at