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TradeLog Tip: Be an Educated Trader


Why this tip? Trader tax issues are some of the most complex. In fact, many CPAs will admit they do not fully understand the wash sale rule, trader status, and other nuances. It is important that you understand enough about what is required by the IRS, and how to meet those requirements so that you can file accurate taxes and avoid mistakes that could cost you! Here are some suggestions for staying educated…

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Back to School for TradeLog Users


School students and TradeLog users share something in common: upon returning from a brief but a relaxing hiatus, both groups have to reacquaint themselves with the fundamentals of their subjects. To assist in this regard, good teachers provide a curriculum that serves as a guide so the student knows what to expect and how to apply what they’ve learned. Likewise we have provided a guide to necessary TradeLog curriculum for you...

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TradeLog Tip: Send Files to Support


Next time you need support with a problem in your TradeLog file, here is a trick for best results: use the Send Files to Support function which is built right into the software and found in the Help menu. This function allows you to send our support team the file you are currently working on along with a message about the problem you are having!

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TradeLog Tip: Keep Your Data Files Current


Believe it or not, 2011 is already more than halfway over. Before you know it, tax time will be here again. So the best tip we can give TradeLog users is to keep your data files current - then tax time will be much easier. Here is what you need to do...

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TradeLog Tip: Toggle Quick Start Panel


Here is a trick to bring the TradeLog Quick Start Guide right to your TradeLog window with just a few key strokes! Instead of going through the Global Options settings every time, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Q to toggle the new Quick Start Panel either on or off.

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TradeLog Tip: Customize TradeLog Reports


Here is a tip to help TradeLog users customize the appearance of reports. Change the way reports view on your screen, adjust fonts, paper size, and edit the name that shows on reports. You can even have your Social Security number or EIN number print on tax reports!

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Tip: Traders and Investors eFile with TradeLog and TaxACT®


Looking to e-file your own taxes with an online solution? For best results try using TaxACT®! We have worked directly with TaxACT® to enable you to easily import your TradeLog generated Gains/Losses. Once you have imported you can complete your filing with their easy-to-use online software.

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