2019 Long Term Capital Gain
Tax Rates

Long-Term Capital Gain Tax Rates

Tax RateRate

               Single

Joint

Head of Household

0%

$0 to $39,375
$0 to $78,750
$0 to $52,750

15%

$39,376 to $434,550
$78,751 to $488,850
$52,751 to $461,700

20%

$434,551 and up
$488,851 and up
$461,701 and up

Example: If you’re single you’ll pay zero capital gains tax if your total taxable income is no more than $39,375. You’ll pay 15 percent on capital gains if your taxable income is $39,376 to $434,550. If your taxable income is above that income level, the rate is 20 percent. Please note that capital gains are subject to the net investment income tax (NIIT) of 3.8 percent for singles with modified AGI exceeding $200,000 and for married couples with AGI exceeding $250,000.