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If you are talking about a net $150K loss, you may indeed never use it up. The good news is that for the foreseeable future you'll owe no tax when you sell winners.
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Indeed, this is my situation now.

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Some people think it's wise to sell winner/keepers and rebuy them, thus using up some of the loss. To me it doesn't make sense.
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I am of the same opinion.

I was hoping that I am overlooking something in:

IRA distribution
IRA-RothIRA conversion
Taking a mortgage on my fully paid of house.
Getting a bigger house using home equity loan .
Buying summer house using mortgage.

JanSz


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