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kaneohe
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https://budgeting.thenest.com/dividends-work-short-positions-31042.html
According to this,it depends on whether your holding was short-term or
long term. If short term, adjustment to basis. If long term, miscellaneous deduction on Sch A. Perhaps code B if short term?