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Prospective tax-law changes and loss of control top the list of reasons to downplay dividends in certain situations.
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This analysis sounds easier than it is.
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Tax-loss selling in these accounts is not the slam-dunk that it is for taxable holdings.
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Harvesting tax losses can reduce your tax bill.
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Get the basics on deductibility, estate planning, and naming a charity as IRA beneficiary.
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Despite declining portfolio values and incomes, the tax marches onward.
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A top estate-planning attorney shares advice.
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The best and worst candidates for this maneuver, and details on how it works.
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A few basic metrics can guide you.
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Low investment balances, relaxed income limits make it worthy of consideration.
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This vehicle can lessen the impact of tax increases.
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While funds such as CGM Focus and Fairholme have raked in assets, many of their investors are late to the party.
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Investor returns help capture shareholder experience.
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Six reasons to book tax losses and move on.
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Consider partial conversions in a single year.
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