- Short-term capital gains tax rates
- Long-term capital gains tax rates
- Collectible capital gains tax rates (which includes gold and silver)
- Small business capital gains tax rates including section 1202 stocks
- Real estate capital gains tax rates
It should provide you with a lot more information so you aren't afraid to ask your accountant or tax preparer specific questions when it comes time to write your check to the IRS. It's still important you consult with a qualified and well respected tax adviser because there are a number of factors that may cause your capital gains tax rate to be different. For instance, if you lost a lot of money several years ago, you may have what is known as a capital gains tax loss carry forward. That means that you might be able to write off any capital gains profits from this year against those old losses.