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win8ston: You asked: How many years can you carry forward stock and mutual fund losses on tax returns?

As far as I know, there is no limit. You just keep bringing your loss forward until it is used up ($3K a year minimum). The carried loss offsets future gains also.

Disclaimer: I am not a tax guy but I'm married to one (gal), which counts for very little, tax-wise. :-)

Have a great day!

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