Dividend Taxes Explained [United States 2021]

Today, I’m going to explain how dividends are taxed in the United States. As a dividend investor, understanding the tax implications of this strategy is very important. A qualified dividend is taxed at the long-term capital gains tax rate, which is lower than the regular income tax rate. Nonqualified dividends, often referred to as ordinary dividends, are taxed at the higher regular income tax rate. I discuss the 2021 dividend tax rates for single and joint filers. Finally, I share how a ROTH IRA can help shield dividends from taxes.
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