Posts Tagged ‘taxes’

Offsetting Capital Gains with Capital Losses

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

I would not suggest selling a good stock to offset a gain. I hang on to my colossal losers to offset future gains, though. It is important to keep in mind the difference between short term tax rates and long term rates. A good over-all reference article for this can be found at:

Invest FAQ: Tax Code: Capital Gains Tax Rates