Capital Idea

Forbes, Steve
October 2006
Forbes Asia;10/30/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p13
The article ponders on the need for Republicans to create a pre-election initiative in 2006 concerning the need for them to index capital gains to inflation. The rates paid by investors when they realized gains on the sale of their assets between the 1980s and the 1990s are reported. Information on the reduction of the nominal capital gains exaction in 1997 is also presented.


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