Reply To: Wash-sale question

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Kaye Thomas

If you sell all the shares you’ll realize the total loss. That’s because you won’t have any replacement shares after the sale. As explained in our article on matching shares, if you sell some of the shares, and have a purchase within the wash sale period due to dividend reinvestment, you’ll see part of your loss disallowed, but only for a matching number of shares.