long-term loss

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Long-term loss

A loss on the sale of a capital asset held less than 12 months that can be used to offset a capital gain.

Long-Term Loss

A loss on a security one holds for longer than one year, or a loss from the sale of a capital asset. In both cases, a long-term loss may be used to offset a long-term gain in order to reduce one's tax liability for that year. Additionally, one may carry forward the first $3,000 of a long-term loss to a different tax year, giving one an even lower tax liability.

long-term loss

Losses on real property sold more than one year after purchase. Compare with long-term capital gains, which are profits earned on real property sold more than one year after purchase.Long-term losses must be deducted against long-term gains.

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These values underestimate the actual cost of the epidemic because long-term losses from disability and expensive medical procedures are not included.
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The Prime Minister expressed the hope that yesterday's meeting would be a turning to enhance the development potential that is in the Agreement on free trade, as all realized in practice and felt that in long-term losses from the global recession to build new barriers within the CIS completely wrong and unacceptable.
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When this happens short-term gains can be achieved, but the decline in the quality of products and services and the tarnishing of reputation inevitably lead to long-term losses.
At present, the intervals between the disturbances are generally too short for full recovery and that s causing the long-term losses," Sweatman said.
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