Tag: Capital Gains

Biden’s Long-Term Capital Gains Tax Increase Will Spur Selling

Biden’s Long-Term Capital Gains Tax Increase Will Spur Selling

The good news (drooling sarcasm) just keeps coming out of the Biden Administration. The Administration wishes to increase the long-term capital gains tax from approximately 29% under current law to approximately 48%. TaxFoundation.org does a fine job of detailing this tax grab. Learn more by reading their article HERE. Count this looming tax increase as … Continue reading Biden’s Long-Term Capital Gains Tax Increase Will Spur Selling

What Does A Contested Election Mean for Markets?

What Does A Contested Election Mean for Markets?

A contested election will likely translate to increased market volatility and downside risk for equities. The longer the election resolution process, the greater the volatility and downside risk. A potential capital gains tax increase could lead to selling before year-end. SCOTUS justice Samuel Alito left the door open for President Trump initiated litigation with his … Continue reading What Does A Contested Election Mean for Markets?

Private Equity Stands To Benefit From A Biden Presidency

Private Equity Stands To Benefit From A Biden Presidency

Last week we wrote that higher tax rates and advanced automation (AI/machine learning) are coming. Private Equity - especially long duration funds - will be a big winner should Biden win the Presidency as investors will work to shield assets from higher capital gains taxes. The outline below was prepared by TaxFoundation.org. Click the image … Continue reading Private Equity Stands To Benefit From A Biden Presidency