Taxes on Investments: Types, Rates & Examples


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The two major classifications for investment taxes are _____ and _____

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1. The highest ordinary income tax bracket (as of 2017) is _____.

2. A stock sold for a gain after just 10 months of holding the investment will be taxed at _____ rates.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of taxes on investments with this quiz/worksheet. You'll be answering questions on key points like the main classifications of investment taxes and the highest tax bracket for one of those classifications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about:

  • Taxes on a stock that is sold after having it for 10 months
  • The savings for an investment after it's held for more than 12 months and then sold
  • The classification of taxing a pension payment

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on taxes on investments
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about taxes in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the major tax classifications
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions on the highest tax bracket regarding one of the main tax classifications and how an investment is taxed in relation to how long you've held it

Additional Learning

Increase your grasp of the subject with the lesson called Taxes on Investments: Types, Rates & Examples. These study points will be highlighted:

  • Examples of different types of taxes
  • Various forms of investments
  • Differences in tax rates regarding those investments