2022 has been a volatile year in the stock market. Year-end planning will undoubtedly include tax-loss harvesting to offset capital gains for many clients. As you approach this with your clients, it’s important to keep the wash sale rules in mind. In this PFP Section podcast, Bob Keebler, CPA/PFS, interviews expert Mark Fichtenbaum, CPA. Mark answers the following questions.
What is the intent of the wash sale rules and what are some simple ways around this?
How can you structure a transaction to keep the same position and realize a loss?
How do these rules apply to cryptocurrency?
What do planners need to watch out for with mutual fund capital gain dividends?
What do planners need to think about related to clients who have passed in the last 15-20 months?
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