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I apologize for the late addition to this thread, but it was a brutal tax season and I'm just getting back to the boards.

The ESRX-CI merger was a very unusual one. There are actuatly three parts to the calculations. Since ESRX contributed cash to the merger, the first step is a redemption of a fraction (1.45%) of your shares by ESRX. That is entered as a sale. You need to determine the amount of your cost basis which is allocated to this redemption. Then you have a cash to boot merger for the remaining shares of ESRX. Finally, you have a sale of any fractional shares of CI received in the merger.

Costbasis.com has calculators that will do the calculations for you. The first step can be found at Stk Changes>Redemptions. The second and third steps can be found at Calculators>Cash to Boot Merger.

Ira
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