The Net Investment Income Tax is imposed by section 1411 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). The NIIT applies at a rate of 3.8 percent to certain net investment income of individuals, estates and trusts that have income above the statutory threshold amounts. The Net Investment Income Tax goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2013.
For more information directly from the IRS, click on the link below for a FAQ page.
3.8% NET INVESTMENT INCOME TAX – EFFECTIVE 2013 – FAQS
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