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If you simply purchase an asset - that amount is capitalized - and will not offset the capital gain...

Only if you realize a capital loss by selling another asset - that capital loss may be used to offset the capital gain.

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Depending how that gain is realized (which asset is sold?) - we might be able to use section 1031 like-kind exchange to defer (not avoid!) the capital gain.

Let me know if you need any details.

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