Knowing cost basis can be helpful, especially when it comes to preparing your taxes. Calculating it can be cumbersome, but TD Ameritrade makes the process simple by doing most of the work. Just select the data you want and export it in different formats.
Most investors are familiar with capital gains, but what about the other side of the coin—capital losses? Here’s what investors should know about long- and short-term capital gains and losses, potential tax consequences, and wash sales.
Learn how a covered call options strategy can attempt to sell stock at a target price; collect premium and potentially dividends; and limit tax liability.
Your investment decisions could impact your tax bill. Learn about the basic rules and some strategies to help maximize after-tax returns and potentially reduce the amount you owe.
Be aware of special tax rules such as gains, losses, and mark-to-market rules for traders and those who invest in certain derivatives.
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