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Subject:  Re: Yet another Wash Sale question Date:  7/17/2013  2:35 PM
Author:  RHinCT Number:  118884 of 121150

There isn't a wash sale question in the trades you presented since you didn't make any new purchases after the 5/20/2013 sale of stock.

But the purchase was only 10 days before the sale. I stole the definition below from Investopedia.

Definition of 'Wash-Sale Rule'
An Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rule prohibiting a taxpayer from claiming a loss on the sale of an investment when the same investment was purchased within 30 days before or after the sale date. Also know as the "30-day wash-sale rule".

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