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Your basis in the .532 share that was sold is .532 times 62.11 (the purchase price for that first share) or 33.04. A little later in the post you identify your sale proceeds as 24.76. So your loss is 8.28.

You'd report the sale on schedule D.



Since you are almost always correct, I hate to disagree.

The fractional share was sold as a result of a stock split.

The partial share that was sold was probably a partial split adjusted share; therefore, would not the cost basis need to be adjusted for the split?

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