Reading Trading tax forms

Discussion in 'Trading' started by _Tree_, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. _Tree_


    I have a couple accounts that I know for a fact that I lost money. One account was just to hold long positions.

    But on the 1099 I see
    Gross Proceeds Less Comissions = $190,321
    Capital Expenses $172,473

    I'm 100% sure I lost money, just wondering if anyone could tell me why this number is wrong. What should I be looking at