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How do I figure out the correct cost basis and tax rate (short or long) when I sold stocks I've owned for 2 years and a few months at the same time?



6 Shares - $70 per share - $420 Cost basis - 8/1/97
8 Shares - $61.63 per share - $493.04 Cost basis - 11/01/97
8 Shares - $60.13 per share - $481.04 Cost basis - 2/2/98
3 Shares - $104.69 per share - $314.07 Cost basis - 8/1/99
4 Shares - $73 per share - $292 Cost basis - 11/1/99
4 Shares - $108.25 per share - $433 Cost basis - 2/1/00

14 Shares - $126.19 per share - $1754.57 net amount - 2/8/2000
7 Shares - $125.06 per share - $863.41 net amount - 2/15/2000
12 Shares - $150 per share - $1787.94 net amount - 3/9/2000

These stocks were purchased through my company's stock purchase program. There was no discount on the stock price.


Since the stock was purchased at different times then sold together how do I do it? I can't believe I cant find the answer to this anywhere in the tax info on this website or anywhere else!


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