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Can I carry forward the losses incurred under the Income Tax Act?

Yes. The losses arising from the sale of foreign listed securities can be carried forward up to eight consecutive years while losses from speculative business can be carried forward for a period of 4 years.


Can be Set off against

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8 years

Business Loss

Any other income except salary

8 years

Speculative business loss

Speculative Income

 4 years

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