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  • counselor711322 counselor711322 Nov 14, 2012 3:01 PM Flag

    Selling over fiscal cliff concerns "makes no sense" with MLPs

    The 3.8% Medicare tax will affect traders, more so than investors, since it's a transaction-based tax. If one buys and holds ETP primarily for the income (and, hopefully, some appreciation), it won't be an issue as long as one's adjusted cost basis is $0 or above.

 
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