I have a stock that was involved in a merger.After the share exchange, I ended up with LT-held shares, ST-held shares and cash-in-lieu. I sold the shares recently.1. How do I account for cash-in-lieu- is it a LT shares entry, ST shares entry or somehow prorated between the two?2. There was a mandatory reorganization fee for this merger event. Can this fee be added to the cost basis of either transaction entry or somehow prorated, or is this a schedule A item?Not surprisingly, you can't get a complete answer unless you tell us the companies involved. Each merger transaction has its own structure and the tax treatment can vary greatly.The mandatory reorg fee is considered an increase in your cost basis of the old shares, prorated on a per share basis. Ira
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