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Subject: Re: More on Cap Gains Tax Bubbles Date: 12/14/1999 12:35 AM
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I'm not sure what you mean by deducting 1/3 of home improvements. Can you elaborate?

-- technicality. We have a renter.


If you donate shares of stock instead of cash, you will get an itemized deduction for the FMV of the stock and you will not have to recognize the gain on those shares.

-- Know anything about 1-year lockup agreements? Does it work to donate shares now when the charity can not sell them for 1 year? What's the FMV in that case!?
:) I think this shelter will have to wait...

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