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AFter waiting 10 years for the IRs to settle this issue they manage, as usual, to leave a question unanswered. Under the statute you can get the denied loss back when you sell the stock that created the wash sale. They don't say how that's treated in an IRA.

Yes, I know the answer. The point is the IRS officially still leaves it hanging.

That's the issue I've always struggled with. So what is your answer? I've never really come up with a satisfactory one.

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