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Tax benefits of managed futures

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When you think of managed futures, many advantages come to mind: increased leverage, exposure to commodity prices, and a more nuanced ability to manage portfolio risk, to name a few. What you probably do not know is that investing in managed futures can also carry significant tax benefits. Read The Tax Benefit of Managed Futures to understand a lesser-known provision buried deep in Internal Revenue Code section 1256.