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Some mutual funds and REITs keep their long-term gains and pay tax on them, rather than distributing them to shareholders. If you've invested in one of these, you'll receive an IRS Form 2439, Notice to Shareholder of Undistributed Long-Term Capital Gains. Attach Copy B to your Form 1040.
Your undistributed capital gains will appear in Box 1a of the Form 2439, and it will be reported on Line 11 of Schedule D. You can claim a tax credit for the amount of tax paid by the fund or REIT on Line 70 of your Form 1040. Just check Box "a" indicating that the payment was shown on Form 2439.