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Author: MRY Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121180  
Subject: Captial Loss Question Date: 4/3/1999 1:48 PM
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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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Author: pollyvw Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 13561 of 121180
Subject: Re: Captial Loss Question Date: 4/3/1999 7:24 PM
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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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Author: TMFTaxes Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 13791 of 121180
Subject: Re: Captial Loss Question Date: 4/5/1999 11:27 PM
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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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