tax selling

noun

Definition of tax selling

: concerted selling of securities late in the year to establish gains and losses for income-tax purposes

First Known Use of tax selling

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Tax selling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tax%20selling. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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