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I own shares in an ADR (American Depository Receipt) in my taxable brokerage account. Earlier this week, a $0.01 per share "ADR fee" was deducted from the cash balance of my account.

From a tax perspective, how will that fee be treated?

On a somewhat related note for potential future planning purposes, had the ADR been in my IRA rather than my taxable account, would that have made a difference to the tax treatment?


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