Welcome to the TIAA-CREF Cost Basis Information Website

This website will offer general information, provide documents and links to additional information, and offer answers to the most frequently asked questions about cost basis.

Cost Basis Summary

Provides background information and presents a brief explanation of the current IRS cost basis regulations and options.


Provides links to documents related to cost basis.

How to Complete the Election Forms

Provides a tutorial for completing the election form.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Offers answers to the most commonly asked questions about cost basis.

Tax Information

Provides a link to the IRS website for cost basis.

Contact Us

This page provides contact information.