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You were ok with the simpler form until you got to box 2c, 5-year gain. That requires Sched D, and that in turn means a 1040. But that's really not so bad. As some here (e.g., pmarti) will tell you, the nice thing about Form 1040 is that it works in all situations, from the easiest to the most complex. In your daughter's case, almost all the lines are going to be blank, and the only additional schedule she'll need is D.

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