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You would need to have $105,900 in LTCG to start paying taxes.

Here, let me phrase that a little differently:

For MFJ using the standard deduction, you would have to have $105,900 in total income before LTCG and qualified dividends would start being taxed.

Note: If you have more than $25,100 in ordinary income, you will pay taxes on that ordinary income. Also, the numbers will vary for those with other filing statuses and/or using a deduction other than the standard deduction.

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