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Subject:  ESPP Computations Date:  3/6/1999  6:19 PM
Author:  HardlyRich Number:  11549 of 123001

I sold shares purchased in my Employee Stock Purchase Plan and am trying to understand what portion is reported as normal income and what to report as my cost basis.

Here is an example of the relevant data using 1 share:

The begining option date: 6/1/96
The ending period date: 12/1/96