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capital loss writeoffs: Original post by Jonathan Langsdorf of Demand Media The taxes involved with stock investing are called capital gains taxes. If you buy something -- such as stock shares -- and sell for a profit, the result is a capital gain. For investors, there are different types of capital gains, and losses from investing -- capital losses -- can be used as tax deductions. The results of all this stock market…

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