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Subject:  Mutual Fund Negative Capital Gain Distributions Date:  10/31/2000  9:37 PM
Author:  CheetahChrome Number:  41381 of 121585

When a mutual fund declares a capital gain distribution that you must declare the gain on your taxes & that the value of the shares declines by the gain. This is true rergardless of how long you have owned the fund shares.

But, what happens when the gain is negative? Do you get to declare a capital loss? And do the funds shares increase by the negative gain amount?
Cheetah
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