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In the past I've done this by using the iShares tax treatment docs released each year, which show the ROC/reinvested distrib of each month. This is a horrible pain to track over the long-term, even with a nifty spreadsheet. There's a lot of monthly data to look at and a real maintenance burden, I can't keep doing this.

Does anyone know if the T3 generated by a brokerage like TD Waterhouse is sufficient to accurately track these two important ACB adjustments? T3 box 42 is the ROC amount, in total dollars,

__not__per-unit.

Updated ACB = previous ACB + (box ?? amount) - (box 42 amount)

Which box (??) number is reinvested distribution number? Does this also reliably appear on T3's? Is my equation right?

Does this figure take into account the actual units you own at the time (the exact month) the distribution is generated? For instance if starting with 0 shares, you bought 100 shares each month and only January generated a ROC, are brokers smart enough to know that the ROC distribution only came from those 100 shares and not the 1200 shares at year-end? I'm hoping that the T3 reliably tracks both of these ACB adjustments, in which case you can simply update ACB once a year at tax time.