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Tax-Gain Selling: Spread the Word

Rick Aristotle Munarriz
March 29, 2012

It's never too late to plan ahead, and a few tax policy changes looming in 2013 may make this more than just a December to remember.

First, let's introduce the concept of tax-gain selling.

You probably already know about tax-loss selling. Investors who have paper losses on positions held in taxable accounts often sell those losers in December to write them off in that filing year's return. Sure, there's a $3,000 limit on the