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Subject:  AIRTOUCH/VOD MERGER Date:  2/8/2000  11:14 PM
Author:  aerbus97 Number:  27977 of 127637

We owned 200 shares of AIRTOUCH and receive shares of VOD and $9.00 cash a share or $1,800. We received a 1099B tax form for the $1,800.

Do we just pay tax on this cash or is there some cost basis to reduce this amount? Does the old cost basis for the AIRTOUCH/VOD shares remain unchanged.
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