Publication 536, Net Operating Losses (NOLs) for Individuals, Estates, and Trusts
If your deductions for the year are more than your income for the year, you may have a net operating loss (NOL).
This publication covers NOLs for individuals, estates and trusts:
- How to figure an NOL,
- When to use an NOL,
- How to claim an NOL deduction, and
- How to figure an NOL carryover.
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