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Scenario 1, your cost basis is $2030.

Scenario 2, you have to ask the company. At the time of the spinoff, there should have been information sent to you as to what percentage of the price of ABC is to be assigned as cost basis for XYZ.

If you sell all 250 shares at the same time, your total cost basis is $1000, and you could divide it up any way you like and the tax result will be the same. If this is a taxable account and you sell one company and keep the other you need some figures which you will need the company to provide. It sounds like to assign $333 as cost basis for XYZ and $667 to ABC would be reasonable, since at the time of the spinnoff the market said the spinoff was worth about 1/3 the value of the combined company.

Best wishes, Chris
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