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Author: gtremble One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121061  
Subject: Re: Daytrading Wash Rule Date: 11/6/2000 10:56 AM
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So the key is to not let any wash sales bridge two tax years. If you can avoid that, the wash sale rules actually become moot.

What if the sale bridges two tax years?

Say, I buy 10 shares of ABC at $150 in October, then Sell 10 Shares of ABC December 20th at $50. They report stellar earnings and I am a believer, so I buy 10 shares of ABC at $51 and watch it fall to $40 mid January when I finally sell for good.

Thanks for the clarification.
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