Capital Loss Carryover

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Definition: Capital Loss Carryover

Capital Loss Carryover

Full Definition of Capital Loss Carryover

A capital loss that is not deductible in the current year because it exceeds the annual capital loss ceiling, but may be deductible in future years. In general, only $3000 in capital losses can be claimed in any one year, but the excess loss can be carried over indefinitely. also called loss carryover.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Capital Loss Carryover are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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