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Is there anyone out there who is familiar with schedule D issues and would be kind enough to walk me through determination of cost basis and capital gains on a specific and complex trade? The stock is Guidant and the details are these :
8/31/92 Bought 100 shares LLY @ 66.75 = 6710.00 with commision
9/27/95 Exchanged 33 shares of LLY for 115 shares Guidant during
corporate spinoff
4/1/96 Began reinvesting dividends ( DRIP ) totaling 564.35 tax paid
9/17/97 Stock split 2 for 1 = 230 GDT
9/25/97 Cash in lieu 16.26 for .301 GDT tax paid
2/2/99 Stock Split totaling 450 GDT
2/12/99 Cash in lieu 28.54 tax paid
4/24/06 GDT merged into BSX giving me cash, interest & BSX stock
Exchanged 468.932 GDT for $19,695.10 includes commision
$131.30 interest ( penalty )
787 shares BSX
I need to know - Basis in GDT
Basis in BSX
Capital Gains in Guidant
A million thanks to anyone who can help me with this!!!!!!


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