Tax Reporting: Can I specify cost basis for positions transferred to my IB account?

Yes.  IB’s Position Transfer Basis allows you to enter a cost basis to a specific ACATS or ATON transfer date.  Log in to Account Management with your IB username and password, select Report Management, then click Position Transfer Basis.

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