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Subject:  TIPS tax questions Date:  11/6/2013  3:52 PM
Author:  GWPotter Number:  119456 of 121219

I assume the interest paid on TIPS is taxable.

In the event of an increase in principle, is that gain taxable? (My guess is yes as a capital gain)

What happens if there is a decrease in principle? i.e. the retuned investment is less than the initial amount.
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