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Robinhood Trading and Tax Compliance

Joyce Beebe

Robinhood Trading and Tax Compliance.

With the rise of online trading and over 10 million new retail brokerage accounts added in 2020, are new traders ready for the associated capital gains tax rules? Public finance fellow Joyce Beebe explains some key tax considerations on the Baker Institute Blog.  

This is the first post in a series on online trading. Read the second post to learn about Robinhood's role in the GameStop stock trading frenzy and the tax policy changes that are being proposed as a result.