Who Really Earns Capital Gains and Dividends?

December 6, 2005

With Congress wrangling over whether to extend the expiring 15 percent tax rates on capital gains and dividends, we’ve released a new analysis this morning exploring the demographics of who actually earns capital gain and dividend income.

Bottom line: senior citizens have a lot at stake in the battle over tax rates on capital gains and dividends. Two charts from the analysis tell the story:

Read the full piece here.


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