A capital loss deduction can offset capital gains and reduce tax liability, although there are important factors to consider. Let's look at some basic questions about capital losses for taxpayers.
If options and other derivatives are a part of your portfolio, you should learn about the nuances of taxes on options trading. Here are five tax options to consider when tax planning.
Learn about the 1099-B, how taxation on options trading works, and how TD Ameritrade clients can use GainsKeeper to help determine cost basis.
Tax planning as the year’s end approaches? Traders and investors should know how wash sales, constructive sales, short positions, and Section 1256 contracts could affect taxes.
If you have both taxable and tax-advantaged accounts and can choose which securities are held in which accounts, here are some ideas to help you decide where to invest.
Traders have special considerations at tax time, including Schedule D, Form 8949, Section 1256 contracts, and collectibles tax treatment. Here are a few tips for tackling the extra filing.
Did the wash sale rule trip you up while doing your taxes? Learn two ways to avoid the wash sale rule.
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