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I sold some of my minor daughters (age 15) mutual funds for a loss this year. She ended up with a $1,700 loss. Since she has no income, it looks like I cannot write this loss off. If I file a 1040 for her, the loss shows up on line 13. But since she had $0 taxable income, she gets nothing back. If this $1700 had been a gain, you better believe we would owe tax on it! Is there any way to write this $1700 loss off so we get some tax benefits from it?

Thanks in advance,
Bob
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