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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But the company is reported to have clocked up long-term losses, and De Libran was not able to turn that around despite quarter of its staff being laid off.
It has two choices: taking long-term actions and temporary setbacks or taking short-term steps and face long-term losses. We have opted for the former,' he said.
WFC's view of long-term losses is between 60bps and 70bps, as compared to just 26bps of NCOs in 2Q18.
We compromised our territorial sovereignty by giving sanctuary to foreign fighters not realising long-term losses this country would suffer, once the Americans had achieved their objective.
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.
Foreign capital gain is the amount by which foreign capital gains (the sum of short- and long-term gains) exceed foreign capital losses (the sum of short- and long-term losses).
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.

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