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How to Legally Avoid Capital Gains Tax on Mutual Funds

Oct 19, 2022 View Original Article
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    68% Very Conservative

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51% : But if you specify that you sold the most recent share, you will only owe taxes on $10 worth of capital gains ($150 sale price - $140 purchase price).
50% : For proper tax planning to get ahead of any potential liability, you can also work with a financial advisor who specializes in tax.
48% : Generally speaking, the best way to manage taxes on capital gains distributions is to avoid incurring them.
48% : While you can't defer taxes on those gains entirely, you can manage them in a few different ways that we've described above.
47% : Ideally, your fund will continue to grow, which means that you will owe that much more in taxes once you do eventually sell the $100 and $120 shares.
46% : There are two main ways that you pay taxes on a mutual fund.
42% :Outside of a qualified, tax-advantaged retirement account, there's not a whole lot you can do to avoid taxes on a capital gains distribution once it has been made.
39% : This means that you add up all of your profits from selling profitable investment assets, subtract all of your losses from selling unprofitable investment assets, then pay taxes on the final amount.
36% : It can be worthwhile, though, to time your exit from a bad investment if it can help you offset taxes elsewhere.

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