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One of my 1099-DIVs indicates a special dividend that I received from a European company. It indicates that its a LTGC in box 2a instead of a qualified dividend. No tax rate difference, perhaps, but I'd rather get it right. Also it could make a tax difference due to canceling out with capital losses, or not doing so. Broker says they'll look into it, and I'm not the only one who has questioned it.

The other 1099-DIV indicates some short term capital gain distribution as qualified dividends by including them in both boxes 1a and 1b. Different tax rate, that's not right.

Not that I'm a rush to file because I'll owe some this year (as was the plan), but I still like to get all the paperwork out of the way, so its not hanging over me.

< sigh > oh well
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