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capital gains basis: Original post by Jonathan Langsdorf of Demand Media Inherited stock shares could be considered taxed-advantaged. http://photos2.demandstudios.com/DM-Resize/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/148/187/78454994.jpg?w=700&h=700&keep_ratio=1 Comstock/Comstock/Getty Images The basis, or cost basis, of a stock investment is the amount initially invested in the shares. If the shares are…

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