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Subject:  Re: Basis in Mutual Fund? Date:  9/11/1999  7:47 PM
Author:  phooley Number:  13854 of 104807

... I have held a mutual fund for some time... I made an initial investment, then just let the dividends and CGs be reinvested. Of course, I was getting 1099s each year... Now, if I want to sell the shares, how do I figure out my basis price? (Or in other words, how do I figure out how much I have to pay tax on?)

The basic idea is:
   your initial investment
+ all the reinvested distributions
= your cost basis
Hope this helps!(?)

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