Commentary: How to Take a Tax Loss and Then Profit From Obamacare

Muni rates have risen sharply since late spring the 10-year rate is up about 100 basis points causing a predictable decline in bond prices. Discount bonds performed worse because of the dreaded de minimis rule, under which buyers pay taxes on the gain at maturity at the ordinary income rate when the discount is large.

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Comments (1)
Really appreciate the way, the idea is presented. It is an old one but a time tested one. It would hold good even in the present.
Posted by KIMMY B | Thursday, December 26 2013 at 2:34PM ET
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