Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets
Information about Form 8949 and its separate instructions is at www.irs.gov/form8949.
File with your Schedule D to list your transactions for lines 1b, 2, 3, 8b, 9, and 10 of Schedule D.
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Name(s) shown on return Social security number or taxpayer identification number
Before you check Box A, B, or C below, see whether you received any Form(s) 1099-B or substitute statement(s) from your broker. A substitute
statement will have the same information as Form 1099-B. Either will show whether your basis (usually your cost) was reported to the IRS by your
broker and may even tell you which box to check.
Part I Short-Term. Transactions involving capital assets you held 1 year or less are short term. For long-term
transactions, see page 2.
Note: You may aggregate all short-term transactions reported on Form(s) 1099-B showing basis was
reported to the IRS and for which no adjustments or codes are required. Enter the totals directly on
Schedule D, line 1a; you aren't required to report these transactions on Form 8949 (see instructions).
You must check Box A, B, or C below. Check only one box. If more than one box applies for your short-term transactions,
complete a separate Form 8949, page 1, for each applicable box. If you have more short-term transactions than will fit on this page
for one or more of the boxes, complete as many forms with the same box checked as you need.
(A) Short-term transactions reported on Form(s) 1099-B showing basis was reported to the IRS (see Note above)
(B) Short-term transactions reported on Form(s) 1099-B showing basis wasn't reported to the IRS
(C) Short-term transactions not reported to you on Form 1099-B
Description of property
(Example: 100 sh. XYZ Co.)
(Mo., day, yr.)
Date sold or
(Mo., day, yr.)
Cost or other basis.
See the Note below
and see Column (e)
in the separate
Adjustment, if any, to gain or loss.
If you enter an amount in column (g),
enter a code in column (f).
See the separate instructions.
Gain or (loss).
Subtract column (e)
from column (d) and
combine the result
with column (g)
Totals. Add the amounts in columns (d), (e), (g), and (h) (subtract
negative amounts). Enter each total here and include on your
Schedule D, line 1b (if Box A above is checked), line 2 (if Box B
above is checked), or line 3 (if Box C above is checked)
Note: If you checked Box A above but the basis reported to the IRS was incorrect, enter in column (e) the basis as reported to the IRS, and enter an
adjustment in column (g) to correct the basis. See Column (g) in the separate instructions for how to figure the amount of the adjustment.
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see your tax return instructions.
Cat. No. 37768Z
Form 8949 (2016)