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If i sell a mutual fund and want to invest the proceeds into individual stocks is ther any way of not paying the taxes on the selling of the mutual fund?


Unless the mutual fund is already in an IRA or other tax-sheltered account.

There is no tax on the "selling" of the mutual fund. There's only a tax on any profit (gain) you realize from the sale. If you sell at a loss, there's no tax to pay.

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