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Subject:  Mutual Fund Gift Date:  3/8/2000  3:25 PM
Author:  ORA100 Number:  31265 of 121572

I gave away some shares of a mutual fund last year. How does this affect my cost basis? Do I just take out the number of shares from the basis? Does it matter if I use FIFO or AVG COst?

Sincerely, Doug
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