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Energy sector CFOs lobby for low dividend tax rates, but they're resigned to at least a small...

Energy sector CFOs lobby for low dividend tax rates, but they're resigned to at least a small increase. Southern (SO) CFO Art Beattie's top concern is that the tax on dividends not be delinked from the tax on capital gains: “If you delink them, you are penalizing dividend-paying companies as opposed to companies like Apple, which is a growth company and doesn’t pay out much in dividends.”
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  • bonsaibean
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    Let 'em both max out at 20%. Still a good deal compared to earned income, but gets a little revenue boost for our dear friends in DC as well. Thankfully, I've been able to retire early, yet stay mainly in the 15% bracket, so this year, I still get 0% long term cap gains rate!
    29 Nov 2012, 02:21 PM Reply Like
  • freebra
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    Agreed ~! Now what can we do about ObamyCare?
    3 Dec 2012, 09:58 AM Reply Like
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