SPN MacIver Institute 2012 National Think Tank of the Year
Facebook Twitter RSS Email

Fiscal Cliff: Dividend Tax Rate

Comments | Posted in Charts, News | By MacIver Institute | Posted December 11, 2012 8:08 AM

One of aspect of the Fiscal Cliff often ignored by the media is the tax rate on capital gains, specifically the dividend tax rate. If the United States goes over the Fiscal Cliff, the tax rate on dividends will skyrocket from 15% to 43.4% next year. Who does that hurt the most? Check out the map and you can decide. Click here for more from the Tax Foundation.