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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The report indicated that the Arctic environmental system has reached a 'new normal', identified by long-term losses in the extent and thickness of the sea ice cover, the extent and duration of the winter snow cover and the mass of ice in the Greenland Ice Sheet and Arctic glaciers, and warming sea surface and permafrost temperatures.
She promised extra cash for all schools in the short-term, but it seems likely to be a sticking plaster, rather than changing the long-term losses city schools face.
Failing to invest in technology that adequately protects customers or users is incredibly shortsighted, and risks irreparable damage to reputation that will undoubtedly result in long-term losses.
What has improved is that they are getting back to work earlier on light duty, she said, cutting long-term losses.
The destruction of local industry is not in the interest of growers as well as the downstream sector, and such temporary benefits will result in long-term losses," APTMA chairman said in a statement issued on Wednesday.
Withdrawal from the 28-member bloc would result in a "protracted period of heightened uncertainty" for the UK, with a likely hit to output and "sizeable" long-term losses in income, according to the assessment.
Meanwhile the International Monetary Fund has warned withdrawal from the EU would result in a "protracted period of heightened uncertainty" for the UK, with a likely hit to output and "sizeable" long-term losses in income.
Putting aside the more important factor of human decency, violators are risking substantial long-term losses for negligible short-term gains.
The bus service will face long-term losses, and investors just don't want to do it because they know it is risky.
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.
Not necessarily politically losing hands, but approaches to government that amount to long-term losses for the American taxpayer and our nation's solvency.
White looks at how our current version of capitalism pushes people to increase short-term profits by taking long-term losses, and how the result is pathological growth that pumps out more carbon each year.

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