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Ask A CPA - Day Trader

1. Are my losses as a securities “ trader “ treated differently on my tax return ?

2. What are some benefits of being classified as a Day Trader ?

3. What are some negative aspects of being classified as a Day Trader ?

4. When must my Day Traders Section 475(f) election be made?

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