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: