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May 15, 2019 Research Alliance How Much Do You Know About Tax-Loss Harvesting?—Parametric

There are a lot of myths out there. Here are six true-or-false questions to help you separate fact from fiction when it comes to tax-loss harvesting.

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May 09, 2019 Research Alliance Is Tax-Loss Harvesting Right for Your Clients?—Parametric

More and more asset managers and advisory platforms are marketing tax-loss harvesting to more and more investors. A bit of caution might be in order.

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Mar 14, 2019 Research Alliance Investment Taxes: Don’t Ignore the Tail—Parametric Portfolio Associates

Don’t think the tax tail should wag the investment dog? A look at the data from 2018 may change your thinking—and your choice of animal metaphors.

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Mar 05, 2019 Research Alliance What Is Direct Indexing?—Parametric Portfolio Associates

After the 2019 Inside ETFs conference, a “new” term is suddenly on everyone’s lips. We explain what direct indexing is—and why it’s anything but new to us.

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Feb 07, 2019 Research Alliance 2019 Tax Outlook for Investors: Everything Old Is New Again—Parametric

Remember the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act? This is the first year most of its provisions affect filings. Four things to know before April—plus, why 2019 could be the year of nothing.

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Dec 27, 2018 Tax Trading for Clients: Harder Than It Looks

In a year where nearly everything is down—stocks, bonds, commodities—there were likely a lot of opportunities in our clients’ portfolios to harvest losses. But there are also a lot of considerations.

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Nov 15, 2018 Research Alliance Nonqualified Dividends: How They’re Taxed and When Not to Worry—Parametric Portfolio Associates

Yes, nonqualified dividends are taxed at a higher rate than qualified dividends. But in some cases paying it is the better option.

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Oct 13, 2018 Research Alliance Tax-Loss Harvesting: An Opportunity amid the Calamity—Parametric Portfolio Associates

In a week that saw the S&P 500 Index shed more than 4% of its value, can investors turn a loss into a win?

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Aug 09, 2018 Research Alliance Wash Sales: How to Keep Your Tax Losses from Shrinking—Parametric Portfolio Associates

In this post we unload what you need to know about wash sales to avoid being hung out to dry.

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May 03, 2018 Research Alliance Warren Buffett’s Hedge-Fund Bet: Understanding the After-Tax Effect—Parametric Portfolio Associates

How does the bet look when you factor in taxes?

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