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Subject:  Re: How is cash received in a merger treated Date:  5/7/2019  8:52 PM
Author:  pauleckler Number:  129240 of 129658

When you receive cash, it is almost always taxed as a capital gain based on the original cost and purchase date. The new shares retain their original cost and usually the original purchase date, but are not taxed until sold.
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