Capital Gains, Minimal Taxes: The Essential Guide for Investors and Traders (Paperback)
An updated edition of this book is now available. This book makes it easy to understand the tax rules for buying, owning and selling stocks, mutual funds and options, and the best strategies for minimizing taxes. In plain language it covers:
- Buying and selling stocks. Complete coverage of the relevant tax provisions, including the capital loss limitation, how to identify shares, and the wash sale rule.
- Mutual fund investments. How and when to use the average basis method, and a complete guide to all the categories of mutual fund dividends.
- Rules for advanced investors. Clear explanation of tax rules for short sales, stock options, straddles, and the special rules that apply to traders.
Included are chapters on tax planning strategies and income tax reporting issues.
This is the sixth edition of this book, updated to reflect developments through December 31, 2018.