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Does anyone have a written response from IRS saying that selling a stock (or other capital asset) at a loss & immediately purchasing the same stock in an IRA or 401(k) DOES violate the wash sale rule?

Here are some posts where IRS says it DOES NOT: 54231, 55208, and 55063.

The posts address two key issues:

Stock in an IRA is not a capital asset.

Stock purchased by an IRA, which is a trust, is not a purchase by the taxpayer.


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