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Webinar: Newest TradeLog Features and Getting Started


Watch now to see the newest TradeLog features in action and a review of how to get started on your trader tax accounting using the software.

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Tags: TradeLog, TradeLog Tips, Trader Taxes, Active Trading, 2016 taxes, 1099-B, Wash Sales, broker

Webinar: Meet Cogenta!


Meet the new management team, hear about their commitment to customer service, and learn what changes are in store for TradeLog Software.

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Tags: TradeLog, Cogenta, active trader, trader taxes, 1099-B, wash sales, Form 8949, Schedule D

Be Kind To Your Accountant - Get Started on Your Taxes Now!


Summary of the tax forms and information investors and active traders need to file their 2016 tax returns. Get started early so you don't feel pressured to cut corners to meet the deadline. Give yourself enough time to get the job done right!

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Tags: 2016 taxes, investor, active trader, trading, IRS tax forms, 1099-B, Schedule D, Form 8949, TradeLog, trader taxes, Mark-to-Market, wash sales

The TradeLog™ Top Ten


Why spend your time preparing your gains and losses for the IRS when TradeLog™ can do it for you? A review of the top ten advantages of using TradeLog™ software to prepare your trader tax return.

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Tags: TradeLog, Form 8949, Schedule D, Form 6781, active trader, trader taxes, 1099-B, Wash Sales, Futures, Mark-to-Market, MTM, tax software

Introducing Cogenta Computing - New Publishers of TradeLog Software!


We are excited to announce that Cogenta Computing is the new owner of TradeLog software. Read on for what this means for the software as well as for our customers! Positive changes will be implemented over the next few months.

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Tags: TradeLog, tax software, trader taxes, active trader, TradeLog News

Use TradeLog All Year Long, Not Just at Tax Time


Using TradeLog only once a year, at or near the tax filing deadline is not the most efficient use of our software. We strongly recommend that you use TradeLog at least weekly or monthly throughout the year.

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Tags: Active Trading, Trader Taxes, TradeLog Tips, 1099-B

How Keeping a Log of Your Trades Makes You a Better Trader


Keeping a journal or trade log is as big a hassle as doing taxes. But it is one of the most important and productive disciplines a trader can adhere to. It not only helps you accurately report taxes but also improves your trading.

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Tags: Active Trading, TradeLog Tips

How the IRS Wreaks Havoc on Active Traders With Obscure Tax Rules


When it comes to taxes, the IRS serves as judge, jury and executioner. Ignorance is an unacceptable excuse. Trader tax rules are notoriously confusing for do-it-yourselfers and pros alike, causing people to overpay or get penalized for misreporting gains and losses.

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Tags: 1099-B, Trader Taxes, Options

Active Traders: Five Tax Tips To Avoid Headaches With Form 1099-B


Doing taxes is a royal pain in the butt for anyone let alone active traders. The headaches arise from Form 1099-B, which brokerages use to report your trades to both you and the Internal Revenue Service.

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Tags: Active Trading, 1099-B, Trader Taxes

TradeLog Tax Software Security Update - Encrypted Tax Files


Armen Computing Ltd. has released a major security update to it's TradeLog Trade and tax Accounting software program. Version 14.5 now utilizes encrypted data files for storing users brokerage account trade history and tax information.

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