Higher taxes may not hammer dividend stocks
Published 11/19/2012, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- If Washington allows tax cuts to expire at the end of the year, taxes on dividends will nearly triple for the highest-paid Americans. That's led some experts to warn of a looming collapse for popular dividend-paying stocks. When Uncle Sam charges a higher tax on something, they reason, it drives people away.Word count: 958
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