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tax losers stragegies: Original post by Michael Dreiser of Demand Media Stocks are considered capital assets by the Internal Revenue Service, which means they are subject to the capital gains tax. If you sell a stock for a profit you will have to pay capital gains taxes on it, the amount of which depends on how long you held the stock. However, these gains can be offset if you have other stocks that have gone down in…

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