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I have bought shares of Verizon in a taxable brokerage account from time to time.

Now I have sold 100 shares of it. I have all the confirmation slips, but do I match them FIFO or LIFO to satisfy the IRS? Or does the IRS use some other rule. Verizon is a corporation, not a mutual fund (in case you are in doubt). Since I sold on-line using my broker's web site, I have never specified what lot to sell.

And if (not the case this time) the amount sold matches, say, part of a lot, or part of two lots, what lot(s) would I specify?
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