EX-99.906 CERT 3 ex99-906cert.htm SECTION 906 CERTIFICATIONS
 

The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. N-CSRS 

 

Exhibit 99.(b)

 

Certification Pursuant to Rule 30a-2(b) under the 1940 Act and Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

 

I, Bruce N. Alpert, Principal Executive Officer of The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. (the “Registrant”), certify that:

 

1.The Form N-CSR of the Registrant (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and

 

2.The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Registrant.

 

Date:       September 3, 2021   /s/ Bruce N. Alpert  
      Bruce N. Alpert, Principal Executive Officer  

 

I, John C. Ball, Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer of The Gabelli Equity Trust Inc. (the “Registrant”), certify that:

 

1.The Form N-CSR of the Registrant (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and

 

2.The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Registrant.

 

Date:       September 3, 2021   /s/ John C. Ball  
      John C. Ball, Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer