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Note -- I made a copy/paste error, and forgot to explain just what that IRS source document was. So, in my previous post there are some extra words in that excerpt from the instructions for Form 1040 Schedule D:

"may have to recognize all of the postponed

That is, those words don't belong there -- they were from another column in the PDF file.

Hope I didn't confuse the issue too much!

Phooley in Phoenix
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