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Carrying Losses Forward

Comment Posted Online to “Capital Pains: Rules for Capital Losses,” by Julian Block, September 2010 AAII Journal:
One implication to be drawn from this very valuable article is that the couple should not let their $90,000 in losses be carried forward for 30 years, writing off $3,000 against income each year. That loss should be considered an asset and not allowed to just sit there. Capital gains now have a no-tax advantage for them over other forms of investment. The mistake would be to exclusively hide

Lee from Minnesota


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