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2015 Instructions for Schedule D

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Capital Gains
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2015

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These instructions explain how to complete Schedule D (Form 1040). Complete Form 8949 before you complete line 1b, 2, 3, 8b, 9, or 10 of Schedule D.
Use Schedule D:
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Additional information.(p1)
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See Pub. 544 and Pub. 550 for more details.
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Future Developments(p1)

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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/scheduled.
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What's New(p1)

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100% exclusion of gain on qualified small business (QSB) stock.(p1)
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You can exclude up to 100% of the gain on QSB stock that you acquired after September 27, 2010 and held for more than 5 years.