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Author: ptheland Big gold star, 5000 posts Feste Award Nominee! Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121585  
Subject: Re: Wash Sale Losses Date: 9/24/2001 3:45 AM
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I know that you cannot take a tax deduction for a stock loss if the same stock was purchased within 30 days of the sale. Does this also apply if the stock was sold within a taxable brokerage account but repurchased within an IRA Account?

Short answer: we don't know for certain.

Long answer: Type "wash sale IRA" into the search box, grab a cup of java (or joe - your choice), and read the accumulated discussions. Many of the posts will be from 1999 and 2000. They are still relevant, as no further guidance has been issued AFAIK.

--Peter
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