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I bought EE Bonds some years ago and they will stop earning interest in 7 and 8 years. I have not been paying taxes on the interest over the years, instead choosing to pay interest when I am required to cash them in when they stop earning interest. Here is my question : it will be a rather amount of interest, and I wonder if it is subject to the Alternative minimum tax? thanks for all answers

Assuming you meant 'a rather large amount of interest' when you said 'a rather interest' - I'm not sure what you consider 'rather large', nor do you provide the terms of your bonds, so it's difficult to say. But here's a link to the US Treasury's savings bond calculator http://www.treasurydirect.gov/indiv/tools/tools_savingsbondc... You can determine the amount of interest that your bonds have earned so far, which should give you an idea of how much they will earn by the time they mature.

As far as the tax rules, a better board to ask on would be the Tax Strategies board: http://boards.fool.com/tax-strategies-100155.aspx?mid=312431...

AJ
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