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How to enter a stock sold short?

Short stock position held beyond the tax year filed.
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How to enter a stock sold short?

After you enter the transaction, you should see the screen in the screenshot below.

 

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Level 15

How to enter a stock sold short?

When you enter a short position, you don't report anything until the year you close that trade.

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How to enter a stock sold short?

@fanfare is correct; you do not enter anything relating to your short position until you buy to cover.