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How long can you carry a capital loss over for? If I have a loss that is greater than my gains this year can I carry it over to next year? the year after that? Thank you for your help.
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A long term capital loss can be carried forward indefinitely as long as it is more than $3000 greater than long term capital gains.
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[[ How long can you carry a capital loss over for? ]]

Until you use it up or until you die...whichever comes first.

[[If I have a loss that is greater
than my gains this year can I carry it over to next year? the year after that?]]

Yup...and the year after that, and so on, and so on, and so on.

This is explained in much greater detail in the TMF Investment Tax Guide. You might want to check it out.

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