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Author: ajshah Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121144  
Subject: Re: SPDR GLD 1099B Date: 3/28/2011 1:36 PM
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Ah sorry, I haven't seen your more recent post yet - I came across this one through a google search. Definitely check out the tool - I used the example from the GLD tax document (http://www.spdrgoldshares.com/media/GLD/file/SPDR-Gold-Trust...) (page 11-12 - Shareholder XYZ purchases 200 GLD shares on 1/30/2009 .... ) and for 2009 the cost basis tool came up with sales proceeds of 67.20 and a cost basis of 63.38. In the example in the pdf, they have a cost basis of 63.37, so there must be a slight rounding issue somewhere in the tools calculations, but in any case it was just off by a penny over the entire year... good enough for me. :)

Thanks,
Amol
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