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stock capital gains: Original post by Susan Reynolds of Demand Media Every time you sell a share (stock), you are required to pay taxes on it. The amount of tax you need to pay depends on the amount of capital gains and your personal tax rate (tax bracket). It also depends on how long you kept the stock before selling it. You do not have to pay taxes on stock sales that resulted in loss. Those in lower income tax…

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