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Ask A CPA - Capital Gains & Losses

1. 2018-Long-Term Capital Gains and Qualified Dividends Tax Rates

2. 2018-Sale of Residence exclusion

3. Are stock short sales reported to the IRS ?

4. Basis for Inherited property

5. Capital Gains Tax Rates -2013

6. Capital loss carryover - married filing separate filing status

7. Cost Basis

8. Cost basis of house received at divorce settlement

9. Employee stock options

10. Form 1099-B: Cost Basis Categories

11. Goodwill - amortizable basis

12. How does the IRS know about my stock sales ?

13. Is my business bad debt limited ?

14. Is my non-business bad debt limited?

15. Is the exercise of my stock rights taxable to me ?

16. Is the gain I realized on the sale of my car taxable?

17. Is the stock I received in a stock split taxable?

18. Is the stock option I received from my company taxable ?

19. Is the total amount of the capital loss deductible?

20. Is there a time limit within to finish a tax free like kind exchange ?

21. Late December sale of stock - reportable in the current year or following year?

22. Like kind exchange - qualifications

23. Long term - Holding period

24. Long Term Capital Gains - taxed differently than wage income

25. Loss from buying and selling the same shares of stock in the same day

26. Loss on the sale of property - to family members

27. Mutual Funds - different methods of identifying

28. Prior year suspended losses - Installment method

29. Property sale - receiving payments in future years

30. Sale of inherited property

31. Sale of section 1244 small business stock - fully taxable?

32. Securities “Trader“ Losses

33. Securities Trader - “market to market” rules.

34. Selling expenses on sale of property

35. Short term stock gain - favorable lower capital gains tax rate?

36. Stock holding period - converted to another companies stock in a merger

37. Stock warrant conversion

38. Tax free like kind exchange - business inventory

39. Tax free like kind exchange - copyright

40. Tax free like kind exchange - goodwill

41. Tract of land sale - divided into lots, How do I determine the gain or loss

42. Trade date or settlement date - reporting stock sales

43. Wash Sale

44. What is a Call option, as it relates to stock and capital gains ?

45. What is a long term capital gain ?

46. What is a Put option , as it relates to stock and capital gains ?

47. What is a securities Short Sale?

48. What is a Wash Sale ?

49. What is the basis of property I received as a gift ?

50. What is the last day of the year I can sell a stock and take a loss?

51. What is the Striking Price, as it relates to stocks and capital gains ?

52. What is the tax consequence of receiving stock from my spouse as part of the divorce settlement?

53. What is the tax rate for stocks that are sold ?

54. Where do I deduct a loss on a like kind exchange of real estate ?

55. Why are my gross proceeds so high on my broker's statement?

56. Why don't my option sales appear on form 1099 ?

57. Worthless stock - 3 year or 7 year carryback

58. Worthless Stock - bad debt deduction?

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