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Subject:  Re: wash sale question Date:  7/13/2006  11:01 AM
Author:  wrjohnston91283 Number:  87777 of 121095

I agree with Phil...you aren't deducting the loss from the IRA, so it doesn't matter. Technically it is a wash sale, but you aren't getting any benefit due to the already tax advantaged account. It might be an issue if it was the other way around, that is, you sold stock in a taxable account at a loss but had recently purchased some in an IRA.

WRJ
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