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S-1/A
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form S-1/A on 11/01/1999
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         6.5.2 The Manager shall implement the offsetting special allocations in
Section 6.5.1 in such a manner that:

              (a) For any Allocation Period covered by Section 6.3.7(e), no
special allocations shall be made under Section 6.5.1 to either the Class A
Common Members or the Class C Common Members to offset the allocations made as a
result of the operation of Section 6.3.7(e), except in the event of the
dissolution of the Company or the occurrence of any other event with respect to
which the distribution rights of the Class A Common Members or the Class C
Common Members are determined in whole or in part by reference to their Capital
Account balances, in which case the special allocations to be made to the Class
A Common Members, the Class C Common Members, or both, to offset the allocations
arising as a result of the operation of Section 6.3.7(e) and the corresponding
Capital Account adjustments shall be made before any distributions in connection
with such events are made.

              (b) For any Allocation Period covered by Section 6.3.7(f), the
special allocations to be made under Section 6.5.1 to the Class A Common
Members, the Class C Common Members, or both, to offset the allocations arising
as a result of the operation of Section 6.3.7(f) shall be limited in amount and
made in a manner such that the amount of the taxable income allocated to any
Class C Common Member shall be no less than, and the amount of the tax loss
allocated to any Class C Common Member shall be no greater than, that Member's
Tentative Taxable Income or Tentative Tax Loss, respectively, for such
Allocation Period; provided, however, that in the event of the dissolution of
the Company or the occurrence of any other event with respect to which the
distribution rights of the Class A Common Members or the Class C Common Members
are determined in whole or in part by reference to their Capital Account
balances, the foregoing limitations shall apply only to the extent consistent
with attaining the Target Capital Accounts and such Capital Account adjustments
shall be made before any distributions in connection with such events are made.

              (c) In the case of the offsetting special allocations to be made
to the Class A Common Members, the Class C Common Members, or both, arising as a
result of the operation of Section 6.3.7(e), (i) the total amount of the
increase in the taxable income allocated to the Class A Common Members as a
result of such offsetting special allocations shall be no greater than the
excess, if any, of the Allocated Tax Deductions over the Baseline Tax
Deductions, and (ii) the total amount of the decrease in the taxable income
allocated to the Class A Common Members as a result of such offsetting special
allocations shall be no less than the excess, if any, of the Baseline Tax
Deductions over the Allocated Tax Deductions; provided, however, that in the
event of the dissolution of the Company or the occurrence of any other event
with respect to which the distribution rights of the Class A Common Members or
the Class C Common Members are determined in whole or in part by reference to
their Capital Account balances, the foregoing limitations shall apply only to
the extent consistent with attaining the Target Capital Accounts and such
Capital Account adjustments shall be made before any distributions in connection
with such events are made. For purposes of this Section 6.5.2(c), the "Allocated
Tax Deductions" shall mean the total amount of the tax deductions allocated to
the Class A Common Members in respect of the items of Depreciation allocated to
the Class A Common Members pursuant to Section 6.3.7(g) for the Allocation
Periods ending prior to the Class C Common Change Date, and


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