Form Real Estate Withholding Tax Statement by alicejenny


									    TAXABLE YEAR                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CALIFORNIA FORM

       2012                          Real Estate Withholding Tax Statement                                                                                                                                                                593
Part I Withholding Agent
    Business name                                                                                                                                                                           m SSN or ITIN  m FEIN  m CA Corp no .  m SOS file no .

    First name                                                                                            Initial Last name

    Address (suite, room, PO Box, or PMB no .)

    City                                                                                                                                                                                                     State   ZIP Code

Seller or Transferor
    First name                                                                       Initial Last name                                                                                                               SSN or ITIN

    Spouse’s/RDP’s first name                                                        Initial Last name
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  -       -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Spouse’s/RDP’s SSN or ITIN

    Business name (if applicable)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  -       -
                                                                                                                                                                                                          m FEIN   m CA Corp no .  m SOS file no .

    Address (apt ./suite, room, PO Box, or PMB no .)

    City                                                                                                                                                                                                     State   ZIP Code

    Property address (if no street address, provide parcel number and county) 
Part II Escrow or Exchange Information
1. Escrow or Exchange Number  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       I 1 
2. Date of Transfer, Exchange Completion, Failed Exchange, or Installment Payment .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                                    I2
3. Type of Transaction (Check One Only):                                  I                                                                                                                                                                        Y
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  M  M   D D    Y     
   A m  Conventional Sale or Transfer    B                                        m  Installment Sale Payment                                  C   m       Boot             D    m      Failed Exchange
4. Withholding Calculation (Check One Only):                                      I
   Total Sales Price Method
   A m  3 1/3 % (.0333) x Total Sales Price (See instructions. Signature not required below)
       Optional Gain on Sale Election (Signature required below)
       B m  Individual 9.3% x Gain on Sale                       E m  Bank and Financial Corp. 10.84% x Gain on Sale
       C m Non-California Partnership 9.3% x Gain on Sale        F m  S Corporation 10.8% x Gain on Sale
       D m  Corporation 8.84% x Gain on Sale                     G m  Financial S Corporation 12.8% x Gain on Sale
5. Amount Withheld from this Seller  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   I5              ,                ,         . 00
       Mail completed Form 593 and payment, along with Form 593-V,
       Payment Voucher for Real Estate Withholding, to:                                                                                                    If paying by EFT mail Form 593 to:
         FRANCHISE TAX BOARD                                                                      FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
         PO BOX 942867                                                                            PO BOX 942867
         SACRAMENTO CA 94267-0651                                                                 SACRAMENTO CA 94267-8888
Part III  Perjury Statement – Signature is required when the Optional Gain on Sale is elected above.
 Title and escrow persons, and exchange accommodators are not authorized to provide legal or accounting advice for purposes of determining withholding
 amounts. Transferors are strongly encouraged to consult with a competent tax professional for this purpose.
Under penalties of perjury, I hereby certify that the information provided above is, to the best of my knowledge, true and correct. I understand that the Franchise
Tax Board may review relevant escrow documents to ensure withholding compliance. I understand that if this form is not signed, the withholding amount will be
3 1/3% (.0333) of the total sales price or first installment payment.
                                     Your signature                                                                                       Spouse’s/RDP’s signature
It is unlawful to forge              X ___________________________________________ X ____________________________________ Date _____________________
a spouse’s/RDP’s
signature.                           Seller’s email address (optional)
                                     Preparer’s name and Title/Escrow business name                                 Telephone Number
                                                                                                                                                                                                              (          )

For Privacy Notice, get form FTB 1131.                                                                                         7111123                                                                                            Form 593 C2 2011
Instructions for 593
Real Estate Withholding Tax Statement
What’s New                                           For purposes of California income tax,              Common Errors
                                                     references to a spouse, husband, or wife also       Year of Form – The year (at the top) of
Withhold on Installment Sale Elect-out
                                                     refer to a California RDP, unless otherwise         Form 593 must be the same as the year on
Method – If the seller elects not to report
                                                     specified. When we use the initials RDP they        line 2. See instructions for line 2. If you do not
the sale on the installment method (Internal
                                                     refer to both a California registered domestic      have Form 593 with the correct year, go to
Revenue Code Section 453[d]), the seller
                                                     “partner” and a California registered domestic to get the correct form.
must file a California tax return and report
                                                     “partnership,” as applicable. For more
the entire sale on Schedule D-1, Sale of                                                                 Identification Numbers – Check to see that the
                                                     information on RDPs, get FTB Pub. 737, Tax
Business Property. After filing the tax return                                                           withholding agent’s and seller’s identification
                                                     Information for Registered Domestic Partners.
and reporting the entire gain, the seller must                                                           numbers are correct and listed in the same
submit a written request to the Franchise            Electronic Filing Requirements                      order as the names. If both a husband/RDP
Tax Board (FTB) to release the buyer from            Form 593 information may be filed with the          and wife/RDP are listed, make sure both social
withholding on the installment sale payments.        FTB electronically, using FTB’s Secure Web          security numbers (SSNs) or individual taxpayer
Once the request is received, FTB will issue an      Internet File Transfer (SWIFT), instead of paper.   identification numbers (ITINs) are listed in the
approval or denial within 30 days.                   However, withholding agents must continue           same order as their names.
                                                     to provide the seller or transferor with paper
                                                     Form 593.                                           Trusts and Trustees – It is important to report
General Information                                                                                      the correct name and identification number
                                                     For electronic filing, submit your file using the   when title is held in the name of a trust. If
For taxable years beginning on or after              SWIFT process as outlined in FTB Pub. 923,          the seller is a trust, see the Specific Line
January 1, 2011, the maximum personal                Secure Web Internet File Transfer (SWIFT)           Instructions on page 2 for Seller or Transferor.
income tax rate is 9.3%. In addition, non-           Guide for Resident, Nonresident, and Real
                                                     Estate Withholding.                                 Preparer’s Name and title/Escrow Business
California partnerships are subject to                                                                   Name – Provide the preparer’s name and
withholding requirements on a sale of California     For the required file format and record layout      title/escrow’s business name and phone
real property at a rate of 3 1/3% (.0333) of         for electronic filing, get FTB Pub. 1023R, Real     number.
sales price or 9.3% of gain. The alternative         Estate Withholding Electronic Submission
withholding rate for the gain on sale of             Requirements. If you are the preparer for more
California real property by S corporations is        than one withholding agent, provide a separate
                                                                                                         B Who Must File
10.8% and 12.8% for Financial S corporations.        electronic file for each withholding agent. For     Any person who withheld on the sale or
For taxable years beginning January 1, 2010,         electronic filing submit your payment using         transfer of California real property during the
use Form 593, Real Estate Withholding Tax            Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or Form 593-V.      calendar month must file Form 593 to report,
Statement, to report real estate withholding                                                             and Form 593-V to remit the amount withheld.
                                                     When remitting payments by EFT, mail a copy
and use Form 593-V, Payment Voucher for                                                                  Normally, this will be the title company, escrow
                                                     of Form 593 to the following address:
Real Estate Withholding, to submit real estate                                                           company, intermediary, or accommodator.
                                                        FRANCHISE TAX BOARD                              Generally, the buyer will only complete these
withholding payments when Form(s) 593                   PO BOX 942867
is submitted electronically or by mail. See                                                              forms when reporting the withholding on
                                                        SACRAMENTO CA 94267-8888                         installment payments.
General Information, A Purpose, for more
                                                     A Purpose                                           C When and Where to File
Form 593 is now a single page form. Although
Copies A, B, and C have been eliminated you          Use Form 593 to report real estate withholding      You need three completed copies of Form 593
must still complete, file, and distribute three      on sales closing in 2012, on installment            for filing and distribution. On the principal
copies of Form 593. See General Information,         payments made in 2012, or on exchanges that         portion of the first installment payment, file a
C When and Where to File, for more                   were completed or failed in 2012.                   copy of Form 593, Form 593-I, and Form 593-V,
information.                                         Use a separate Form 593 to report the amount        including a copy of the promissory note, and
                                                     withheld from each seller. If the sellers are       pay the amount of tax withheld within 20 days
Installment Sales – For installment sales
                                                     married or RDPs and they plan to file a joint       following the end of the month in which the
occurring on or after January 1, 2009, buyers
                                                     return, include both spouses/RDPs on the same       transaction occurred. Mail to:
are required to withhold on the principal
portion of each installment payment if the sale      Form 593.                                              FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
of California real property is structured as an      If the sellers are married or RDPs and they are        PO BOX 942867
installment sale.                                    entered as one seller, we treat them as having         SACRAMENTO CA 94267-0651
Registered Domestic Partners (RDP) – Under           equal ownership interest. If the ownership          Distribute the other two copies of Form 593
California law, RDPs must file their California      interest is not equal, separate Forms 593 need      as follows:
income tax returns using either the married/         to be filed for each individual to represent the
                                                                                                         • Send one copy to sellers within 20 days
RDP filing jointly or married/RDP filing             correct interest percentage. If the information
                                                                                                            following the end of the month in which the
separately filing status. RDPs have the same         submitted is incorrect, an amended Form 593
                                                                                                            transaction occurred.
legal benefits, protections, and responsibilities    must be submitted to the FTB by the
                                                                                                         • One copy will be retained by the withholding
as married couples unless otherwise specified.       withholding agent.
                                                                                                            agent for a minimum of five years and must
If you entered into a same sex legal union in        Use Form 593-V to remit your withholding               be provided to the FTB upon request.
another state, other than a marriage, and that       payment to the FTB. You must use Form 593-V
union has been determined to be substantially        when remitting a payment by check or money
equivalent to a California registered domestic       order. You may also have your payments
partnership, you are required to file a California   automatically withdrawn from your bank
income tax return using either the married/RDP       account via EFT.
filing jointly or married/RDP filing separately
filing status.

                                                                                                                             Form 593 2011        Page 1
D Interest and Penalties                            fifteen days for a corporation) after the close of    If the seller is a business, enter the business
                                                    your taxable year.                                    name in the business name field along with the
Interest will be assessed on late withholding
                                                    You may be assessed penalties if:                     federal employer identification number (FEIN),
payments and is computed from the due
                                                                                                          CA Corp number, Secretary of State (SOS) file
date to the date paid. If the real estate           • You do not file a tax return.                       number. If the seller is a grantor trust, enter
escrow person does not notify the buyer of          • You file your tax return late.                      the grantor’s individual name and SSN or ITIN.
the withholding requirements in writing, the        • The amount of withholding does not satisfy          Do not enter the name of the grantor trust. The
penalty is the greater of $500 or 10% of the            your tax liability.                               grantor trust is disregarded for tax purposes
required withholding.
                                                                                                          and the individual seller must report the sale
If the buyer (after notification) or other          How to Claim the Withholding                          and claim the withholding on the individual’s tax
withholding agent does not withhold, the            To claim the withholding credit, report the sale      return.
penalty is the greater of $500 or 10% of the        or transfer as required and enter the amount          If the seller is a non-grantor trust, enter the
required withholding.                               from line 5 on the withholding line on your tax       name of the trust and the trust’s FEIN. If the
If the withholding agent does not furnish           return, Withholding (Form 592-B and/or 593).          trust has not applied for a FEIN, leave the
complete and correct copies of Form 593 to          Attach one copy of Form(s) 593, to the lower          identification number blank. Do not enter the
the FTB by the due date, but does file them         front of your California tax return. Make a copy      trustee information.
within 30 days of the due date, the penalty is      for your records.
                                                                                                          If the seller is a single member disregarded
$15 per Form 593. If Form 593 is filed more         If withholding was done for a failed exchange         LLC, enter the name and identification number
than 30 days but less than 180 days after the       or on boot in the year following the year the         of the single member.
due date, the penalty is $30 per Form 593. If       property was sold, the withholding is shown
Form 593 is filed more than 180 days after the                                                            For all other non-individual sellers, enter the
                                                    as a credit for the taxable year the withholding
due date, the penalty is $50 per Form 593. If                                                             FEIN, CA Corp number, SOS file number.
                                                    occurred since you qualify for installment sale
the failure is due to an intentional disregard of   reporting. If you elect to report the gain in the     Enter the address (or parcel number and
the requirement, the penalty is the greater of      year the property was sold, instead of in the         county) of the California real property
$100 or 10% of the required withholding.            year you received the payment, contact the FTB        transferred.
If the withholding agent does not furnish           at 888.792.4900 prior to filing your California       Conventional Sale or Transfer and Installment
complete and correct copies of Form 593 to the      tax return for instructions to have the credit        Sales: Enter the address (parcel number and
seller by the due date, the penalty is $50 per      transferred to the prior year.                        county) of the transferred property.
Form 593. If the failure is due to an intentional                                                         Exchanges: Enter the address of the
disregard of the requirement, the penalty is                                                              relinquished property.
the greater of $100 or 10% of the required          Specific Instructions
withholding.                                        Foreign Address - Enter the information in            Part II – Escrow or Exchange
                                                    the following order: City, Country, Province/
E Amending Form 593                                 Region, and Postal Code. Follow the country’s         Information
To amend Form 593:                                  practice for entering the postal code. Do not         Line 1 – Escrow or Exchange Number
                                                    abbreviate the country’s name.                        Enter the escrow or exchange number for the
• Complete a new Form 593 with the correct
   information.                                                                                           property transferred.
• Check the “Amended” box at the top of the         Part I – Withholding Agent                            Line 2 – Date of Transfer, Exchange
   revised form.                                    Enter the business or individual withholding          Completion, Failed Exchange, or Installment
• Include a letter explaining what changes          agent’s name, mailing address, and                    Payment
   were made and why.                               identification number of the withholding              Conventional Sale or Transfer: Enter the date
• Mail the amended form and letter to:              agent (payer/sender). Enter the SSN or ITIN           escrow closed.
   FRANCHISE TAX BOARD                              only when the buyer, who is an individual, is
                                                    sending the withholding payment. Include              Installment Sales: For withholding on the first
   PO BOX 942867                                                                                          installment payment, enter the date escrow
   SACRAMENTO CA 94267-0651                         the Private Mail Box (PMB) in the address
                                                    field. Write “PMB” first, then the box number.        closed. For withholding on the principal portion
Whenever an amended Form 593 is provided            Example: 111 Main Street PMB 123.                     of each installment payment, enter the date of
to the FTB, each affected seller should also                                                              the installment payment.
be provided with a copy. Be sure to check the
“Amended” box at the top of the revised form.       Seller or Transferor                                  Exchanges: For completed exchanges, enter
                                                                                                          the date that the boot (cash or cash equivalent)
Amended forms can only be filed by the              Enter the individual or business name (if             was distributed to the exchanger. For failed
withholding agent. If a seller notices an error,    applicable), mailing address, and identification      exchanges, enter the date when it was
the seller should contact the withholding agent.    number of the seller or transferor. Include the       determined that the exchange would not meet
                                                    PMB in the address field. Write “PMB” first,          the deferred exchange requirements and any
Do not file an amended Form 593 to cancel           then the box number. Example: 111 Main
the withholding amount for a Form 593-C,                                                                  cash was distributed to the seller.
                                                    Street PMB 123. If the seller has applied for
Real Estate Withholding Certificate, filed after    an identification number, but it has not been         When withholding on boot or a failed
the close of escrow. After escrow has closed,       received, enter, “Applied For” in the space for       exchange, be sure to use the forms for the year
amounts withheld may be recovered only by           the seller’s ID and attach a copy of the federal      that you entered on line 2 (rather than the year
claiming the withholding as a credit on the         application behind Form 593.                          of the sale), since the seller will be able to use
appropriate year’s tax return. Get Form 593-C                                                             installment sale reporting for the gain.
for more information.                               If the seller is an individual, enter the SSN
                                                    or ITIN. If the sellers are husband/RDP and           Line 3 – Type of Transaction
                                                    wife/RDP and plan to file a joint return, enter the   Check one box that represents the type of real
                                                                                                          estate transaction for which the withholding is
Instructions for Seller                             name and SSN or ITIN for each spouse/RDP.
                                                                                                          being calculated.
                                                    Otherwise, do not enter information for more
This withholding of tax does not relieve you        than one seller. Instead, complete a separate
from the requirement to file a California income    Form 593 for each seller.
tax return and report the sale within three
months and fifteen days (two months and

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Conventional Sale or Transfer: Check this box            Exchanges:                                                 installment payment, the seller must provide
if the conventional sale or transfer represents          a. Amount Subject to Withholding.                          the buyer with the Installment Withholding
the close of escrow for the real estate                      For completed deferred                                 Percent to be included on Form 593-I,
transaction. This sale or transfer does not                  exchanges, enter the amount                            Real Estate Withholding Installment Sale
contain any conditions such as an installment                of boot (cash or cash                                  Acknowledgement. If withholding on the first
sale, boot, or failed exchange.                              equivalent) received by                                installment payment is received during escrow,
Installment Sale Payment: Check this box                     the seller. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$__________   then compute the percent as follows:
if you are withholding on either the principal           b. Withholding Amount. Multiply                            a. Gain on Sale from
portion of the first installment payment                     line a by 31/3% (.0333) and                                  Form 593-E, line 16 . . . . . . .$__________
during escrow or on the principal portion of                 enter the result here and on                           b. Selling Price from
a subsequent installment payment including                   Form 593, line 5 . . . . . . . . . .$__________              Form 593-E, line 1 . . . . . . . .$__________
the final payoff in escrow. Attach a copy of
the promissory note with the first installment           Failed Exchanges:                                          c. Installment Withholding
payment.                                                 a. Total Sales Price. If a deferred                              Percent, divide line a by
                                                             exchange is not completed or                                 line b . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ _ _ ._ _%
Boot: Check this box if the seller intends to
complete a deferred exchange, but receives                   does not meet the deferred                             With the principal portion of the first
boot (cash or cash equivalent) out of escrow.                requirements, enter the total                          installment payment, attach a copy of the
                                                             sales price . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$__________     promissory note to the original Form 593 that
Failed Exchange: Check this box for any                                                                             will be sent to the FTB.
failed exchange, including if a failed deferred          b. Ownership Percentage. If
exchange had boot withheld upon in the                       multiple transferors attempted                         Exchanges:
original relinquished property.                              to exchange this property,                             a. Boot Amount. Not to
                                                             enter this seller’s ownership                                exceed recognized gain . . . .$__________
Line 4 – Withholding Calculation                             percentage. Otherwise,
Check one box that represents the method to                  enter 100.00% . . . . . . . . . . . . _ _ _ ._ _%      b. Withholding Amount. Multiply
be used to calculate the withholding amount                                                                               line a by the applicable tax
on line 5. Either the Total Sales Price Method           c. Amount Subject to                                             rate* and enter the result
(31/3% (.0333) of the sale price) or the Optional            Withholding. Multiply                                        here and on Form 593,
Gain on Sale Election based on the applicable                line a by line b . . . . . . . . . . .$__________            line 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$__________
tax rate as applied to the gain on sale. Check           d. Withholding Amount. Multiply                            Failed Exchanges:
only one box, A-G.                                           line c by 31/3% (.0333) and
                                                             enter the result here and                              a. Gain on Sale from
Line 5 – Amount Withheld                                                                                                  Form 593-E, line 16 . . . . . . .$__________
Enter the amount withheld from this                          on Form 593, line 5 . . . . . . .$__________
                                                                                                                    b. Ownership Percentage. If
transaction or installment payment based
upon the appropriate calculation for either the          Withholding Amount Using                                         multiple transferors attempted
                                                                                                                          to exchange this property,
Total Sales Price or the Optional Gain on Sale           Optional Gain on Sale Election                                   enter this seller’s ownership
Election, below.                                         Conventional Sale or Transfer: Enter the                         percentage. Otherwise,
                                                         amount from Form 593-E, Real Estate                              enter 100.00% . . . . . . . . . . . . _ _ _ ._ _%
Withholding Amount Using Total                           Withholding – Computation of Estimated Gain                c. Amount Subject to
Sales Price                                              or Loss, line 17 on Form 593, line 5.                            Withholding. Multiply
Conventional Sale or Transfer:                           Installment Sales: The Installment                               line a by line b . . . . . . . . . . .$__________
a. Total Sales Price . . . . . . . . . .$__________      Withholding Percent is applied to the principal            d. Withholding Amount. Multiply
                                                         portion of all installment payments, including                   line c by the applicable tax
b. Enter the seller’s                                    the first installment payment received during
    ownership percentage . . . . . . _ _ _ ._ _%                                                                          rate* and enter the result here
                                                         escrow to determine the gain on sale. The                        and on Form 593, line 5 . . . .$__________
c. Amount Subject to Withholding.                        gain on sale is then multiplied by the seller’s
    Multiply line a by line b and                        applicable tax rate to determine the withholding           If a failed deferred exchange had boot withheld
    enter the result . . . . . . . . . .$__________      amount.                                                    upon in the original relinquished property,
                                                                                                                    reduce the withholding amount by the amount
d. Withholding Amount. Multiply                          You must complete the calculation under                    previously remitted to the FTB.
    line c by 31/3% (.0333) and                          Installment Withholding Percent first, in the
    enter the result here and on                         next column, to determine the withholding                  *Tax Rates
    Form 593, line 5 . . . . . . . . . .$__________      percentage needed to complete the withholding              Individual 9.3%
                                                         amount in item c.                                          Non-California Partnership 9.3%
Installment Sales:                                                                                                  Corporation 8.84%
a. Amount Subject to Withholding.                        a. Installment Payment. . . . . . .$__________             Bank and Financial Corporation 10.84%
    If you are withholding on the first                  b. Gain on Sale, multiply line a by                        S Corporation 10.8%
    installment payment in escrow,                             the Installment Withholding                          Financial S Corporation 12.8%
    enter the required amount of the                           Percent (calculated in the
    first installment payment. If you                          next column) . . . . . . . . . . . .$__________      Part III – Perjury Statement
    are withholding on subsequent                        c. Withholding Amount. Multiply
    installment payments or the                                                                                     Complete the Seller’s and Preparer’s
                                                               line b by the applicable tax                         information. A signature is only required if the
    final payoff in escrow, enter                              rate* and enter the result here
    the principal portion of the                                                                                    Optional Gain On Sale Election method is used.
                                                               and on Form 593, line 5 . . . .$__________
    payment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$__________                                                              Preparer’s Name and Title/Escrow Business
                                                         Installment Withholding Percent                            Name
b. Withholding Amount. Multiply                          Complete this calculation for the Installment
    line a by 31/3% (.0333) and                          Withholding Percent that will be applied to                Provide the preparer’s name and title/escrow’s
    enter the result here and on                         all installment payments, including the first              business name and phone number.
    Form 593, line 5 . . . . . . . . . .$__________      installment payment received during escrow.
                                                         If withholding on the principal portion of each

                                                                                                                                             Form 593 2011             Page 3
Additional Information
For more information on real estate
withholding, get FTB Pub. 1016, Real Estate
Withholding Guidelines. To get withholding
forms or publications, or to speak to a
representative, contact our Withholding
Services and Compliance’s automated
telephone service at:
   888.792.4900, or
   FAX 916.845.9512
Or write to:
   PO BOX 942867
   SACRAMENTO CA 94267-0651
You can download, view, and print California
tax forms and publications at
Or to get forms by mail, write to:
   PO BOX 307
   RANCHO CORDOVA CA 95741-0307
For all other questions unrelated to withholding
or to access the TTY/TDD number, see the
information below.
Internet and Telephone Assistance
Phone:       800.852.5711 from within the
             United States
             916.845.6500 from outside the
             United States
TTY/TDD: 800.822.6268 for persons with
             hearing or speech impairments
Asistencia Por Internet y Teléfono
Sitio web:
Teléfono: 800.852.5711 dentro de los
             Estados Unidos
             916.845.6500 fuera de los Estados
TTY/TDD: 800.822.6268 personas con
             discapacidades auditivas y del habla

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