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Subject:  Re: Basis question Date:  8/9/2012  7:00 PM
Author:  fleg9bo Number:  116525 of 127753

I went to Viacom's website and downloaded the sheet for figuring the basis in my shares. It was easy peasy. And I found out that I declared $24 more in cap gains for the cash-in-lieux than I needed to, resulting in the unnecessary payment of $6 more in taxes that I didn't really owe. I hope it got spent on ethanol subsidies.

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