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If you simply enter sale price totals from 1099B docs (with a 'various" buy date), and then enter your own calculated basis amount (being careful to separate short and long term gain/loss event groups), you may get a letter asking for more detail. You could satisfy that request by sending annotated copies of broker statements or a carload of collated confirmation slips. But, then. you may not get a leter and then you could put that time to better use.
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