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ON THE RECORD

“I would welcome the day that a taxpayer needing to report capital gains would get that information on a year-end form, in a consistent format, rather than doing it himself and worrying whether the data that he uses is correct.”

—IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman, speaking to the American Bar Association in Washington on May 9

Source: The IRS, www.irs.gov.

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