Reporting Other Gains
Eldridge received a Form 1099-DIV. Box 2a shows he received a total capital gain distribution of $170.
Eldridge also received Form 1099-B that shows a net sales price of $1,200 on the sale of 600 shares of ABC Group, Inc; the Form 1099-B did not show his basis. He held the stock for over 6 years. His basis in ABC, including commission, is $1,455.
Eldridge must use Schedule D to report his capital gain distribution because he sold stock that must be reported on Form 8949 and Schedule D.