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Are these realized capital gains and losses? In other words, have you actually sold the securities or are they still in your brokerage account?
Any sale of a security is reported on your income tax on Schedule D. Following the instructions for Schedule D you will report the date purchased and the cost and then the date sold and amount received. The difference is the capital gain or loss. Capital losses offset capital gains. Net short term capital gains are taxed as ordinary income. Net long term capital gains are taxed at a reduced tax rate. Net net capital losses can reduce your other income for tax purposes. Sales are reported for the tax year in which they occurred.
Dividends are reported as income on your tax return in the year received and are taxed at the same tax rate as on ordinary income.

Bob
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