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Webinar: How to Reconcile 1099-B with TradeLog Software


Reconciling the Form 1099-B data provided by your broker with TradeLog software can be challenging due to different IRS reporting rules for the broker and the individual taxpayer. Watch as we guide you step-by-step through the process.

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Tags: TradeLog, TradeLog Tips, Trader Taxes, active trader, IRS tax forms, 1099-B, Form 8949, MTM, Mark-to-Market, Section 1256, Futures, Gross Proceeds, cost basis

Webinar: Using TradeLog for 2016 Trader Tax Reporting


It's time to prepare your 2016 trader tax reporting! This webinar will walk you through your trade accounting from start to finish in TradeLog. Recorded from a live session on February 23, 2017.

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Tags: TradeLog, TradeLog Tips, 2016 taxes, IRS tax forms, Trader Taxes, active trader, 1099-B, Form 8949, Schedule D, 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

'Tis the Season to Pay Your Taxes From Trading


The 2014 tax season is rapidly coming to an end, and many stock and option traders are scrambling to complete an accurate IRS Form 8949 for reporting their capital gains and losses on Schedule D. Misinformation abounds when it comes to trader taxes. What do you need to know?

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Tags: Trader Taxes, Form 8949, 1099-B

One IRS Instruction Has Massive Implications for Traders


One sentence changes everything. You may think completing Form 8949 for Schedule D is pretty straight forward, but the majority of active traders are affected by one instruction which has some massive implications. We'll reveal this instruction and explain three situations in which it affects most traders. And we'll tell you about the implications you need to be aware of.

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Tags: Trader Taxes, Wash Sales, Form 8949, 1099-B

What Every Trader Needs to Know About Taxes


There are many misconceptions that exist about tax reporting for traders and investors. Here are the top two myths, and the facts you need to know…

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Tags: Trader Taxes, 1099-B, Wash Sales, Form 8949