Federal & Medicare CG Rate Reference:


Single Taxpayer Married Filing Jointly Capital Gain Tax Rate* Section 1411 Medicare Surtax*** Combined Tax Rate
$0-$36,250 $0-$72,500 0% 0% 0%
$36,250-$200,000 To $250,000 15% 0% 15%
$200,000-$400,000 To $450,000 15% 3.80% 18.80%
Over $400,000 $450,000+ 20% 3.80% 23.80%

*The Federal capital gain tax rate is generally 15% or 20% depending upon taxable income. Single taxpayers with over $400,000 in taxable income and taxpayers filing as married filing jointly with over $450,000 in taxable income pay the higher 20% capital gain tax rate.

**Collectibles (art, antiques, coins, metal, gems and certain other tangible personal property) held one year or longer are taxed at 28%.

***The 3.8% Medicare surtax only applies to "net investment income" as defined in IRC §1411.

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