TD Ameritrade hosts an Open Financial Exchange (OFX) server from which your 1099-B realized gain and loss information may be retrieved by our program.
To retrieve information from their server,
you will need the following information:
Account Number (9 digits, e.g. 123456789)
Document ID (11 characters, e.g. A12B3456CD7)
Regarding the above, they indicate:
To import data from your Form 1099-B, OID, INT, MISC, or DIV, enter your 9-digit account number, and the 11-character Document ID from the top right corner of your Form 1099 (no spaces).
TXF DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
TD Ameritrade provides a downloadable tax exchange format file containing your realized gain and loss information.
ACTIVE TRADERS: If you have more transactions than can be returned by the TD Ameritrade OFX server, use this processing option.
- Select the "My Account" tab.
- Click on the "Tax Center" menu item.
- Under "Gain/Loss Reporting provided by GainsKeeper", select "20XX with wash sale adjustments"
- In the pop up window, adjacent to "Export:" select TXF and save the file to your computer