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I sold a stock on Dec. 29. I had previously made a lot of money on it, sold it and bought it back only to now have a great loss. It's stayed around the same price that I sold it at and I want to buy it back again. The only reason I sold it was so that I wouldn't have to pay a few thousand dollars of taxes from my original gain. My question is, when exactly is the 30 day wait time for me to buy it back again and not be considered a wash sale? Is it Jan. 29 or the day after? Or is it 30 trading (working days)? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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