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2012 Instructions for Schedule D

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2012

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These instructions explain how to complete Schedule D (Form 1040). Complete Form 8949 before you complete line 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, or 10 of Schedule D.
Use Schedule D:
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See Pub. 544 and Pub. 550 for more details.
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For the latest information about developments related to Schedule D and its instructions, such as legislation enacted after they were published, go to www.irs.gov/form1040.
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Form 8949.(p1)
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For 2012, Form 8949 has separate instructions. The Form 8949 instructions are no longer included in the Schedule D instructions.