What are the tax rates for options and forex?

Question by dsol: What are the tax rates for options and forex?
Are stock options gains (selling calls) taxed the same as short-term gains on stocks, or is there a different set of rules? And forex?

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Answer by Rival
yes they are. all options are treated the same unless you hold what is known as LEAPs which are at least 1 year before expiration/execution.

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