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Subject:  Re: DRIPs and taxes Date:  6/21/2012  5:43 PM
Author:  dfish Number:  27744 of 27818

Gifting will not help. When you give your shares to someone, they also must assume your cost basis.

If you leave shares to someone in your will, they would receive the stepped-up cost basis.
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