Green’s 2021 Trader Tax Guide

The Savvy Trader’s Guide To 2020 Tax Preparation & 2021 Tax Planning

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We offer access to an online 2021 guide, which comes with updates for tax law changes in 2021. Amazon offers a paperback version.

Use Green’s 2021 Trader Tax Guide to receive every trader tax break you’re entitled to prepare your 2020 tax returns. Our 2021 guide covers the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the 2020 CARES Act’s impact on investors, traders, and investment managers. Learn various smart moves to make in 2021. Whether you self-prepare your tax returns or engage a CPA firm, this guide can help you through the process of optimizing your tax savings. Even though it may be too late for some tax breaks on 2020 tax returns, you can still use this guide to execute these tax strategies and elections for tax-year 2021.

The 18 chapters cover trader tax status, Section 475 MTM, tax treatment (equities, 1256 contracts, options, ETFs, ETNs, forex, precious metals, cryptocurrencies, etc.), accounting for trading gains and losses, trading business expenses, tips for preparing tax returns, tax planning, entity solutions, retirement plan strategies, IRS and state tax controversy, traders in tax court, proprietary trading, investment management, international tax, Obamacare taxes, short selling, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the CARES Act, and the 2020 year-end pandemic relief legislation.

Green’s Trader Tax Guide has been published every year since 1997 and remains the gold standard in trader tax.

Robert A. Green, CPA
Author, Green’s 2021 Trader Tax Guide