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Subject:  Re: donating stock Date:  4/8/2002  3:03 PM
Author:  vkg Number:  60099 of 129771

Ira,

Why does the cost basis matter? Providing the stock has been held for over a year the value of the donation is the value on the date of the gift.

Debra
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