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Old 07-11-2010, 11:44 AM
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Question Unknown cost basis of a spinoff and unknown basis date

How do I locate an unknown cost basis of a spinoff.
How do I locate the basis date?



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Old 07-12-2010, 10:35 AM
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I assume that you are talking about a publicly traded security? I would contact investor relations and/or your brokerage firm to locate info on the spinoff date and spinoff details. From there you should be able to back into your cost basis.

Adam
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