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Democrats want to raise capital gains taxes. Here’s why investors should think before selling

House Ways and Means Committee ChairmanRep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., (left) and ranking member Kevin Brady, R-Texas.
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As Democrats wrestle over funding for their $3.5 trillion spending package, some investors may be itching to sell appreciated assets ahead of possible tax hikes.

But the decision is more complex than rate increases alone.

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