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Subject:  Long term capital gains Date:  9/16/2019  8:53 AM
Author:  Engr27 Number:  95151 of 96819

Easiest question of the day.

The threshold for paying 0% on long term cap gains is $77,400 for married filers. But I think the ordinary income is added to the LTCG for the purpose of determining the rate.

For example, suppose I had $50,000 in ordinary taxable income plus $100,000 LTCG.

Do I have $50,000 taxed as ordinary income (12% marginal rate), $27,400 at 0% and $72,600 at 15% ?
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