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Long-Term Capital Gains Tax for Real Estate

Here's what homeowners and real estate investors need to know.


[Updated: Feb 04, 2021 ] Sep 16, 2020 by Matt Frankel, CFP

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Capital Gains Rate Single Filers (taxable income) Married, Filing Jointly Head of Household Married, Filing Separately
0% $0 - $40,000 $0 - $80,000 $0 - $53,600 $0 - $40,000
15% $40,001 - $441,450 $80,001 - $496,600 $53,601 - $469,050 $40,001 - $248,300
20% Over $441,450 Over $496,600 Over $469,050 Over $248,300

Data source: IRS. Numbers in the chart represent taxable income, not adjusted gross income (AGI) or gross income.

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