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How do you file a capital loss

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how do you file a capital loss
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Capital Gains and Losses
Expert:  CGassist.168 replied 7 months ago.

You use the Form 8949 and the Schedule D. Note that you will only be allowed to claim $3,000 of the loss annually. Any remain balance of the loss gets carried forward to future years. There is not time limit to use the loss. It will exhaust when the loss amount has been all used.

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