Tax-Induced Intertemporal Restrictions on Security Returns
AbstractThis article derives testable restrictions on equilibrium asset prices when investors have the option to time the realization of their capital gains and losses for tax purposes. The tax-timing option alters both the magnitude and timing of equity returns relative to those in a tax-free model. The tax-induced restrictions are empirically examined, and the tax rates and preference parameters are estimated. While the tax-free model can be rejected in favor of the tax-based model as the specified alternative, the tax-based model is still unable to adequately explain cross-sectional differences in asset returns. Copyright 1994 by American Finance Association.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by American Finance Association in its journal Journal of Finance.
Volume (Year): 49 (1994)
Issue (Month): 4 (September)
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- Bossaerts, Peter & Dammon, Robert M., 1991. "Tax-Induced Intertemporal Restrictions on Security Returns," Working Papers 763, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
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