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Feb 28, Bush tax cut provisions that expired included reduced income, capital gains, and dividend tax rates, limits on personal exemptions, and reduced estate tax rates.
Economic Impacts of the Bush Tax Cuts The cuts had the cumulative effect of adding to. Feb 20, Capital gains and dividends rate reductions. Prior to the Bush tax cuts, the tax rate on capital gains was 20 percent. Dividends were taxed at the. The Bush tax cuts included two separate measures that were passed to provide tax relief to families in and to businesses in The measures lowered federal income tax rates for everyone.
ON BUSH ADMINISTRATION CAPITAL GAINS TAX The top wealthiest Americans paid on average only 18% of their income in federal individual income taxes indown from 30% in The major source for these waning rates is the capital gains tax cuts.