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This year we made monthly redemptions from Vanguard short term bond fund.

We recieved a sheet from Vanguard showing average cost basis for each transaction if we elect to use the Average Cost Single Catagory method.

Some of these transactions show a loss, and some of this loss is recorded as Disallowed Loss Amount.

Question 1: How is the Dissallowed Loss Amount portion of a capital loss computed??

Question 2: Just a yes or no answer...will we usually make out better if we do not use the Average Cost method when computing our capiatal gains/losses?

Thanx in advance.

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