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Subject:  Re: Should I file this? Date:  8/12/2009  11:55 AM
Author:  irasmilo Number:  106729 of 121219

Heck yes. Just attach a copy of your broker's statement which shows the amount of foreign taxes withheld and take the credit.

Hzving been off at an investor education conference since last Thursday, I seem to have missed the firestorm which resulted from my post. <vbg>

Nevertheless, I have to question the directions given above. Why attach unnecessary documentation? Foreign taxes paid are already reported to the IRS on 1099-DIV. There is no need to provide additional paper.

Ira

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