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.. my 1099-Bs do have options activity

Well, I suppose they are allowed. But I really doubt they did.

Take a close - a very close - look at the options activity you're thinking is on a 1099-B. My guess is that it will say this information is for your reference and is not reported to the IRS.

It comes with the 1099-B, but it's supplemental information for your use and not actually a 1099-B.

groan. it's worse than that.

you'e right --options NOT on 1099, but on "realized gain/loss report" (along with all other sales)

which i used to type into TT,
and which seems to be what TT gets when it Imports

so yes... i need to mark them all Box 'C' (i had everything Box 'A')

BUT .. noticed on the import that *most* (non-options) were Box 'B' even though basis is on *my* 1099
ie, my 1099 shows stock and fund sales... dates, proceeds & basis for each, but for only a few was basis reported to IRS --and i see no way to distinguish from the 1099
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