Positive developments regarding a vaccine from both Moderna and Pfizer over the last couple of weeks have driven a strong equity market rally. Investors are cheering the prospect of a widely available vaccine by the middle of next year, which should greatly diminish the risk to the current cyclical recovery. With the potential for consumer behavior to gradually return to a semblance of normalcy toward the end of 2021, equity investors can feel more confident that the robust earnings rebound which is already underway can continue. Most companies in the S&P 500 have reported third quarter earnings with 84% reporting a positive surprise. Expectations going into the quarter were admittedly very low and blended earnings are still likely down 6.3% year-over-year for the quarter.
The Peapack Private Planning Quarterly | November 2020 Issue
what will i owe in taxes if i sell this bond fund?
If you sell mutual fund shares, your realized gain equals the difference between the net asset value (NAV) of the shares on the sale date and the cost basis of those shares, said Jodi Cirignano, a certified financial planner and certified public accountant with Lassus Wherley, a subsidiary of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, in New Providence. Your tax liability would be calculated on that resulting gain, she said.
“For shares held longer than one year before selling, your profit is considered a long-term capital gain and taxed at a lower rate than ordinary income,” she said.
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