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Subject: Re: capitol loss Date: 12/22/1998 6:15 PM
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[[What is the max capital loss for filing joint?]]

Married/Joint = $3,000
Single = $3,000
Head of Household = $3,000

Starting to see a pattern here? The limitation is the same regardless of if you are a single filer or a married/joint filer.

And don't try to go the married/separate route...it won't work.

If you are interested in the inequity of this system, you can read my post on the "marriage penalty" in the Taxes FAQ area (archives section).

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