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  • rjraecek rjraecek Dec 11, 2012 4:47 PM Flag

    tax question on sale of shares

    If you only sell a portion of or mlp you will make your accountant very happy.
    Never sell a portion of your position. Sell it all or sell none of it. This is critical to 'release' your suspended passive losses (treated as ordinary not capital losses) that you want to offset your ordinary gain recapture (due to accelerated depreciation) and likely capital gains (due to your reduced basis created by prior losses (practically guaranteed) and distributions).

    Sentiment: Strong Buy