Recent talk about tax-efficient and tax-minimizing funds has created a sense among investors that they should invest with an eye towards minimizing taxes. But few know how to actually do that, a recent Dreyfus Corporation study shows.

About two out of three, or 67 percent, of investors are not knowledgeable about the tax implications of investing and nearly all, 94 percent, are unfamiliar with the 1997 Taxpayer Relief Act, a Dreyfus poll of 1,000 mutual fund shareholders found.

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