Hillary Clinton Capital Gains Tax Rise Adds Complexity, 6-Year Wait

Democratic Presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton meets with mayors and local leaders at Brookland Baptist Church on July 23, 2015 in West Columbia, South Carolina.

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Hillary Clinton wants to raise capital gains taxes to encourage long-term investment, making it more expensive to sell stocks held for less than six years and adding complexity to the U.S. tax system.

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