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1poorguy wrote No. It's thousands of shares. The CIL was separate, trivially small, and I already accepted it.

I am going to assume the number is not only over 1,000 share and also more than say 2% of that holding.

As the son of a Tax Accountant and the spouse of a former bank CFO, I do understand and appreciate the desire to have accurate portfolio records. That said, keep this points in mind:

#1. Your broker keeps records and is required to inform the IRS (and you) or any sales.
#2. Your broker is similarly required to inform the IRS of the basis for the investments sold, unless those investments were made at some date in the past - in which case you merely enter the basis your records show on the tax forms.


If Quicken has it wrong and your broker is correct, other than having a nice agreement on share count, does any of this matter?

If your broker actually has an error and Quicken is correct, do you think you have any chance of winning this disagreement with the IRS?

I also have had such weirdnesses with Quicken -- although they were in the distant past. After deploring the stupidity of things, I made a single entry in Quicken so that the current Quicken number agreed with my broker and stopped worrying about it. I sleep better.
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