holding period

noun
holding pe·​ri·​od

Legal Definition of holding period

: the length of time a taxpayer holds property for purposes of determining if any gain realized or loss incurred from it is long-term or short-term

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“Holding period.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/holding%20period. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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