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Subject:  Re: Tax ?...rolling options Date:  3/20/2012  2:15 PM
Author:  0x6a74 Number:  115578 of 121185

2. This year my broker sent me no option activity on my 1099...though I made a load of option trades. Is that OK? Am I just on my honor reporting my option trades this time?

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That's what the broker is supposed to do. Options trades are not reportable on Form 1099-B. The effect of option execution on the underlying security's trades is reportable by the appropriate adjustment to the cost basis or sales proceeds.



just to clarify --they are not required, they ARE allowed, yes?

.. my 1099-Bs do have options activity
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