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Subject:  New, 2000year, super L.T. Capital gains question Date:  11/16/1999  10:23 PM
Author:  Farmyard2 Number:  21243 of 132811

I believe I have this correct, but I will run this past the Fools on the Tax Strategies Board. As of Jan. 1, 2000, doesn't the capital gains tax go from 20% to 18% for securities held longer than 5 years. Being the "Fool in Training" that I am, wouldn't it be worth waiting 6 weeks to buy stocks in order to be included in the new capital gains rules? I figure I will hold at least 5 years.
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