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Subject:  Re: 2013 Stepped-Up Cost Basis Date:  1/15/2013  6:26 PM
Author:  papaduke101 Number:  117375 of 121144

I plan to update a "Letter of Instruction" for DW and children that provides key information regarding financial accounts/documents,funeral arrangements, contacts,etc.
Previously, I cited specific attention to communicate in writing with my brokerage account point-of-contact regarding the laws governing "stepped- up cost basis" since I have a few stocks with a low cost basis that have appreciated.
My understanding was that cost of stock(s) on the day of my death could be used to update the cost basis of associated stocks.

Joe
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