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Realize

To close a position such that one finally sees the profit or loss from an investment. For example, if an investor buys a stock at $5 per share and the price goes to $10, the investor has a paper profit of $5 per share. However, if the investor waits to sell the stock until the price drops to $8, he/she only realizes $3 per share in profit. Investors often wait before realizing substantial profits or losses, as locking in a profit may result in higher taxation, while realizing a loss removes the possibility that the investment can be recovered. See also: Cut losses.
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I am excited to join Realized Solutions' dynamic team," Rappaport said.
The amount realized attributable to the contract is the contract's FMV (as determined under Sec.
That drastically changed the way I raised my second child because I realized I don't own her, she doesn't belong to me.
If a taxpayer holds one position that is larger than the other (an "unbalanced straddle"), a loss realized on disposition or termination of the smaller position would be deferred under the loss deferral rule to the extent of unrecognized gain in the entire offsetting position, even though the smaller position was not intended to reduce the entire position's risk.
I realized that I had to be selective with my coaching interventions.
Jason: I knew since I was a child that God had a plan for me, and when I realized that I might be gay I thought it was a ploy from Satan to prevent me from [pursuing my ministry].
Unnoh, an undocumented student who did not want to give her last name, reached senior year of high school before she realized her predicament.
Each of us understood different parts and as we discussed the different concepts and formulas, things began to click in my head and I realized I understood more than I thought.
dollars to be realized for property in an exchange between a willing buyer and a willing seller, with equity to both, neither being under any compulsion to buy or sell, and both parties fully aware of all relevant facts as of the effective date of the appraisal report.
The' employees pressured the government to force the company to sell, and the birth of Tembec was realized.
367(b)-3(c)(3) to include the E&P amount (if any) rather than to recognize their realized gain on the section 367(b) exchange.
As a result, IRC section 453(a)(2) now says accrual-method taxpayers must include in income currently all gain realized (and to be realized) from the disposition of property, even though the taxpayer will receive some (or all) of the sales proceeds in a future tax year.