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1) In January 2020 I started a non-retirement investing account to learn more about the stock market and put some extra money in savings to work. To this point in the year, I have a realized loss of about $1,300. But an unrealized gain of around $9,000 and the total account sits at around $32,000 actively invested in stocks. In that account, I had about 4-5 stocks/ETFs that did have a very small realized gain and 7 stocks/ETF's that accounted for the overall realized loss. Will I be taxed at short term capital gains rates for those 4-5 holdings that did go up before selling before 1 year had passed? Or will that money be absorbed by the losses from a tax perspective?

I am assuming that you don't have any wash sales.

The order of use of realized Capital Losses for realized Capital Gains

1.) Short Term Capital Loss --> offsets Short Term Capital Gains
Long Term Capital Loss --> offsets Long Term Capital Gains

2.) Remaining either Short or Long Losses --> offsets remaining Short or Long Term Gains

3.) Remaining either Short or Long Losses -> Up to $3,000 used against regular income

4.) Remaining either Short or Long Losses --> Carried over
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