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Was the Company contribution shares included as income on your W-2?
You cost basis will be the purchase price paid by you, the dividend reinvestment and the amount that company included as income for the 15% contribution shares.
Maintenance fees is not an expense related to selling or purchasing the shares. It is fees related to maintaining your account and hence will not be part of the cost basis unless it is related to selling or purchasing the shares.
Yes, the sale of shares related to the dividend reinvestment in the immediately preceding year will be considered short term capital gain.
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