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As an active trader, dealing with taxes can be a challenging task, especially when you have a high volume of transactions. Traditional

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Navigating Form 8949: A Comprehensive Guide for Tax Professionals Every tax season brings with it a unique set of challenges for tax

preparing taxes for active day traders

Active day traders play an essential role in the market’s dynamism, carrying out frequent trades that respond to short-term price movements. This

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If you are a trader of index options, you should know the benefits of Section 1256 contracts. These are tax-advantaged contracts that

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You’ve been day trading for a while, and you’ve been pretty successful at it. You’re thinking about taking the plunge and going

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A wash sale is a transaction where an investor sells an asset at a loss and then repurchases the same or a

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When it comes to day trading, one of the most important things to understand is how to calculate your capital gains tax.

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If you’re like most people, the world of IRAs and investment accounts can be confusing. There are so many different options, and

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A wash sale is when an investor sells a security at a loss and then buys the same or substantially similar security

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Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and 401(k)s are two of the most popular retirement savings plans available. Both have rules and regulations and

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The IRS defines a wash sale as “a sale of a security at a loss and the purchase of a substantially identical

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The 1099-B is an IRS form used to report proceeds from broker and barter exchange transactions and covered securities transactions. Day traders

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Many people want to know how stock traders report taxes. The answer may seem complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Here

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Are you a day trader? You may be eligible for Trader Tax Status (TTS) if so. TTS is a special tax designation that can save you a lot of money come tax time. This blog post will take a quick look at what TTS is and how it can benefit you.

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