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<< So, if I took part of my money out, how do I know which method to use for tax-purposes, if I didn't specify to the fund managers? And how do I calculate my cost-basis? >>

Since you didn't specify shares you sold the oldest shares you owned. However, you can still choose to use the basis of those specific shares or an average cost basis. You can read more about this in the FAQ and IRS Publication 564.

<< anyone else hate tax season? >>

Sniff! Sob! I may not have the strength to go on.

Phil Marti
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