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Thank you for using Just Answer. I understand you are asking whether you need to take an NOL.
Unfortunately, you have no option. An NOL must be used. The year it is acquired, you have the option to waive carryback, but that's the only option you have.
Even if you don't want it? Normally deductions are a tool to save you money not cost you money.
I'm afraid that's not entirely the case. In the case of business deductions, the only way you can avoid taking them is to lose the records. Also, carryovers in general must be taken even if useless because of AMT.