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Author: phamtasmic Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121563  
Subject: Stock spin-off Date: 3/13/2001 2:07 PM
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Lucent spins-off one of its own division (Avaya) and gave shareholders Avaya as a tax free dividend. I believe that reduces Lucent share price. If so, how do I report Lucent price when I sell? Also, when I sell Avaya, should I report the cost of Avaya using the price on the date of the brokerage's statement Avaya was given to me?
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