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Author: TurkeyBreath Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121592  
Subject: Capital Gains Tax Rates Date: 1/6/2001 3:51 PM
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TMF Taxes,

Concerning your Jan 5,01 article Capital Cains Tax Rates to apply to stocks for "super-long-term" capital gains. May this apply to capital loss too? May I pretend to sell currently held stocks and claim a capital loss this year? And pretend to buy them back for them to qualify for "super-long-term" capital gains when I really sell them > 5 years from the pretend buy backs?

How does the wash-sale rule work within the context of the above questions?

Thanks,

TB
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