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Bought 30K of stock thru Murrell, and some kind of associates, during a bad market. Sold the
stock at 15K and the broker kept an additional 31% and filed it as gross income thru a 1099.


What is the law that direct them to (ie. the code) do what they did? They will not quote the law
or even answer my letter, in any form. This took place in Jan of 2000 and I lost the use of almost
5k for most of that year and a lot of 2001.

Any lead would be appreciated!!!

You evidently didn't sign a W-9 to be exempt from Withholding, so they withheld. They possibly didn't send you a W-9, or you overlooked it, or you sent it but they lost it, who knows, but it's too late now and you have no recourse. ed
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