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Subject:  'Stepped-up basis" Date:  12/14/1999  5:00 PM
Author:  mkraft Number:  459 of 2244

What is "stepped-up basis"?

Does it mean simply increasing basis (at the time a stock or mutual fund is sold) by the total amount of past dividends paid -- ?

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