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Author: ptheland Big gold star, 5000 posts Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 123155  
Subject: Re: 14% capital gains Date: 8/26/2001 8:19 PM
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I am quoting this from a newletter:

"There is a form of capital gains tax that cap out at 14% no matter what your top bracket is. This is a special gift from the business lobbies that are trying to encourage us to create new capital for smaller companies which are the most profitable part of our cecomony."

Is this true?

Yep. And Phooley correctly found the section. This is a code section to encourage entrepreneurs to take risks and start a business.

Do my fellow FOOLS know some of these companies and will share those names?

I have a couple as clients. I could share names, but it wouldn't do you any good as an investor. These must be "small" businesses. The definition of "small" effectively excludes publicly held companies. So they are in the realm of the entrepreneur and early stage venture capitalists.

--Peter <==Who also shouldn't disclose names due to confidentiality considerations.
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