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Investor gains & losses federal tax guide by Holmes F. Crouch

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Published by Allyear Tax Guides in Saratoga, CA (P.O. Box 5, Saratoga 95071) .
Written in English



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  • Capital gains tax -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Income tax deductions -- United States.,
  • Capital gains tax -- United States.

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Other titlesInvestor gains and losses.
Statementby Holmes F. Crouch.
SeriesAllyear tax guides. Series 200, Investors and businesses ;, 203
LC ClassificationsKF6566 .C76 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2748546M
LC Control Number86081987

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