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This is a very naive question:

Do capital gains count as income as far as determining your marginal tax bracket? That is, if I have no income and only capital gains, do I use my capital gains to figure out my marginal tax bracket to determine the percentage in tax I pay on my capital gains?

I think I received some poor advice with regards to this question and am hoping to get it cleared up.

I suppose I could just look at the tax forms and attempt to figure it out myself.
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