Thus, she saves ((0 x 28%) - 75) by having her dividends taxed at the reduced 15% tax rate rather than the 28% ordinary income tax rate.If in the 15% tax rate bracket, she would pay no tax on the 0 of dividends.Dividends that qualify for this reduced tax rate include most dividends received from domestic corporations and some foreign corporations.
When a corporation ceases its business operations, all assets owned by the company must be distributed.
This process is known as liquidation and is necessary, even in cases when the corporation is being sold or converted into a different business structure.
They may be taxable if the client previously deducted the cost of the items.
Julie Welch (Runtz) is the owner of Meara Welch Browne.
Recommend a review of investment allocation between taxable accounts and retirement plan accounts. Some income on deposits that are called dividends should be reported on Schedule B as interest income. Capital gain distributions are taxable even if reinvested and do not actually generate cash. Many publicly held corporations maintain dividend reinvestment plans which permit additional share purchases through reinvestment of dividends and, in some cases, through optional cash payments.