Dividends are taxed in different ways – here’s how to figure what you owe on your stocks’ payouts

Dividend income is taxable, but the rate varies, depending on how long you've owned the stock shares that pay the dividends. Tempura/Getty Images Dividends from stocks or funds are taxable income, whether you receive them or reinvest them. Qualified dividends are taxed at lower capital gains rates; unqualified dividends as ordinary income. Putting dividend-paying stocks…

6 Tips to Becoming a Ninja Tax Organizer

6 Tips to Becoming a Ninja Tax Organizer I utilized to dislike filing my taxes. Every year I would grumble, put things off, make reasons, then lastly on due date day I would take an unpleasant stack of kinds to my tax man and cry for last-minute assistance. It wasn’’ t enjoyable at all. .…