# [GNC] Handling Return of Capital in Reinvested dividends

```I am trying to deal with Return of Capital events happening over a series of
dates, therefore a series of lots.
For whatever reason, I am not able to adjust individual lot amounts.```
```
Example:
Tx 0:January 1,2017
\$1000 DR Stock:XYZ Corp 100 sh @ \$10/shr
\$1000 CR Cash
And in ACTION->View Lots make this Lot 0

Tx 1: March 1,2017
\$10 DR Cash
Dividend for Reinvestment
\$10 CR Income:Dividend:XYZ Corp

\$10 DR Stock:XYZ Corp 1 sh@ \$10/shr
\$10 CR Cash
And in ACTION->View Lots make this Lot 1

Next 3 transactions identical to Tx 1
Tx 2: June 1,2017  (Lot 2)
Tx 3: Sep 1,2017   (Lot 3)
Tx 4: Dec 1,2017   (Lot 4)

Now, I have 104 shares of XYZ purchased over 12 months at \$10/shr (\$1040) in 5
Lots.

Then, in Jan 2018, my brokerage statement shows that \$20 of the \$40 Dividend
was Return of Capital.
I then enter the transaction

Tx 5: Jan 31, 2018
\$20 DR Income:Dividend:XYZ Corp
\$20 CR Return of Capital:XYZ Corp

So my total investment in XYZ Corp is now \$1020 in 5 lots (100,1,1,1,1)
and my \$20 gets allocated pro rata (100/104*\$20, 1/104*\$20, etc) or (\$19.23,
0.19,0.19,0.19,0.20).
The last amount is adjusted up a penny because of small fractions to add up to
\$20.
(In real life, the share price varied each quarter so fractional shares were
purchased).

The problem happens in the lots mechanism. I now want to enter the following
Transaction:

Tx 6:
\$20       DR Return of Capital:XYZ Corp
\$19.23 CR Stock:XYZ Corp  Memo:this is ROC for Lot 0
\$ 00.19 CR Stock:XYZ Corp  Memo:this is ROC for Lot 1
\$ 00.19 CR …
\$ 00.19 CR …
\$ 00.20 CR …

When I open ACTION->View Lots, none of the CREDIT splits show up for me to put
into their appropriate lots.

I don’t want to do a buy/sell of each lot, because I lose date tracking.

It would be nice if the Lots would show all Tx splits for Stock:XYZ Corp, even
the ones with 0 shares at 0 cost per share.
It appears my only option is to hold the ROC CR transactions until I sell XYZ
Corp, and then incorporate them into
the capital gain/loss reconciliation.

Any other suggestions?

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