Series 7 - General Securities Representative Exam
A Mutual Fund has made capital gain distributions to shareholders as a result of selling some assets in the portfolio at a gain. Which of the following is true regarding the taxation of the capital gain distributions?
The distributions are tax deferred until a future date based on the amortization method that is used by the investorA
The distributions become taxable at the time an investor sells their shares in the mutual fundB
They distributions are not taxable as long as they are reinvested in the fundC
The distributions are taxable whether or not the proceeds were used to reinvest in new fund sharesD
Mutual fund capital gains distributions are taxed in the year of distribution whether or not the proceeds are used for reinvestment. There is no amortization of these distributions