Ask Ed Slott: Your IRA Expert

I am doing a partial conversion of my traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.  I know that I will owe taxes and will use another source (not the traditional IRA) to pay the taxes.  One way I am thinking about covering the taxes is to use stock losses (realized in my brokerage account).  Is there a calculation to figure out how much of the taxes I will owe for the conversion will be covered by the stock losses from my brokerage account? 

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