Economic & The Economny

  • Dividend Tax Hike? Don’t Sweat It! – Seeking Alpha

    …Higher taxes are not going to lead to a collapse in prices. For one thing, many investors – across all income tax brackets – own a large portion of dividend stocks in tax-advantaged accounts. So they won’t feel the sting of a tax increase one bit.

    Moreover, only the highest earners would be subject to the highest rates. And they only account for a small percentage of the population. I’m not saying that it’s acceptable to tax the rich more. But what I am saying is this: Companies aren’t going to hold off on increasing dividends just because a small percentage of investors are impacted….(read the complete article…)

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