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    Tax transactions: basis of assets, basis in stocks sold

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    1. The basis in the new asset consists of the cash, the note, the assumption of liability plus the install and delivery. All are costs to get the asset in ...

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    The solution explain which costs are included in the basis of a new capital asset. For the second problem, the solution discusses the three alternative methods for calculating the basis in stock sold including the method required by the IRS.