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[[ For the Tax year 1998 I changed my name. I also invested in the stock market
with the new name and bought & sold within the year or less period. My
questions are:]]

Makes no difference about the name change. You should have also changed your name with the social security people. And Uncle Sammy tracks your tax information with your SS number. If you haven't changed your name and received a new SS card, then you can expect a letter from Uncle Sammy.

[[ 1. Where can I find what my tax Bracket percetage is? (ie 15%)]]

The IRS web site has the tax rates that you can review.

[[ 2. Do I need to fill out a form with my tax return saying that my name was


[[ 3. Does any one know of a good national firm where one can get good
individual help with taxes?]]

You don't necessarily have to go national. As around your friends and business associates. A personal referral from a friend or business associate is the best way to go IMHO.

You can also read my post about finding a tax advisor in the Taxes FAQ area.

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