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Subject:  Re: Changing one's tax year Date:  3/14/2001  8:41 AM
Author:  pmarti Number:  48384 of 127749

My tax year for at least the past 6 years has been Jan to Dec. Would it be possible to change it from August to August?

Not without prior IRS approval, and I can assure you they won't approve it so you can gin up some losses to apply to your gains. See "Accounting Periods" in Publication 17.

Phil Marti
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