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Subject:  sell(time required?)buy =Capital loss Date:  4/14/2001  12:37 PM
Author:  bnoble100 Number:  50250 of 129623

is there a minimum amount of time you must sell and then be out of a stock before buying it back in order for the IRS to allow you to report it as a (short term) capital loss on schedule D ?
* I sold and rebought 4 positions last Dec to generate sell records showing some losses for the year, can I use them ?
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