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And yes, I know the option trades are supposed to go on another form..IRS form 1256 Contracts and Straddles, or something like that.



??? pretty sure they go on Form 8949

i googled form 1256 and found nothing (did find Form 6781 for section 1256 contracts, which sez:

Section 1256 Contract
A section 1256 contract is any: • Regulated futures contract,
• Foreign currency contract,
• Nonequity option,
• Dealer equity option, or
• Dealer securities futures contract.
For definitions of these terms and more details, see section 1256(g) and Pub. 550.
Note. A section 1256 contract does not include any interest rate swap, currency swap, basis swap, commodity swap, equity swap, equity index swap, credit default swap, interest rate cap, interest rate floor, or similar agreement.


does not sound like your typical Option......
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