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Subject:  Re: Can you delay taxes with DRIPs? Date:  2/22/2014  10:47 PM
Author:  CABob Number:  120189 of 124795

... if you have held the dividend generating stock for longer than a year, IIRC, the dividends might be "qualified" and taxed at a lower rate.

Actually, the holding period for qualified dividends is 60 days.

meet holding period requirements: You must have held the stock for more than 60 days during the 121-day period that begins 60 days before the ex-dividend date.
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