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Leolo writes:

The bad news is this:

You cannot claim the earned income credit unless your investment income is $2,600 or less.

Correct. Not everyone will be able to take advantage of this. But if you can control your investment income, as I can, and choose when to get some earned income, some people may be able to make it work. I can choose when to take capital gains, so one strategy is to take capital gains at the end of one year, then work a little bitty bit the following year, then take capital gains again the next. This works for me. It may not work for everyone.

- tmeri
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