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Subject:  tax question Date:  1/31/2000  11:29 PM
Author:  chriscs Number:  26565 of 121339

I have a couple tax questions if somebody could help me out. 1st - How do you handle the gain from making money on a stock that was shorted? Should I treat it as if I bought it and didn't short it? Is there any special rules? 2nd - What is the tax schedule I need to get for debit interest - money I paid to borrow on margin - so I can get credit for it. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks,
Chris

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