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File 1040 x Publication 523 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. File 1040 x Tax questions. File 1040 x Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 523, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. File 1040 x irs. File 1040 x gov/pub523. File 1040 x Reminders Change of address. File 1040 x  If you change your mailing address, be sure to notify the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) using Form 8822, Change of Address. File 1040 x Mail it to the Internal Revenue Service Center for your old address. File 1040 x (Addresses for the Service Centers are on the back of the form. File 1040 x ) Home sold with undeducted points. File 1040 x  If you have not deducted all the points you paid to secure a mortgage on your old home, you may be able to deduct the remaining points in the year of sale. File 1040 x See Points in Publication 936, Home Mortgage Interest Deduction. File 1040 x Photographs of missing children. File 1040 x  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. File 1040 x Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. File 1040 x You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. File 1040 x Introduction This publication explains the tax rules that apply when you sell your main home. File 1040 x In most cases, your main home is the one in which you live most of the time. File 1040 x If you sold your main home in 2013, you may be able to exclude from income any gain up to a limit of $250,000 ($500,000 on a joint return in most cases). File 1040 x See Excluding the Gain , later. File 1040 x Generally, if you can exclude all the gain, you do not need to report the sale on your tax return. File 1040 x If you have gain that cannot be excluded, you generally must report it on Form 8949, Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets, and Schedule D (Form 1040), Capital Gains and Losses. File 1040 x You may also have to complete Form 4797, Sales of Business Property. File 1040 x See Reporting the Sale , later. File 1040 x If you have a loss on the sale, you generally cannot deduct it on your return. File 1040 x However, you may need to report it. File 1040 x See Reporting the Sale , later. File 1040 x The main topics in this publication are: Figuring gain or loss, Basis, Excluding the gain, Ownership and use tests, and Reporting the sale. File 1040 x Other topics include: Business use or rental of home, Deducting taxes in the year of sale, and Recapturing a federal mortgage subsidy. File 1040 x Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). File 1040 x   If any part of the gain on the sale of a home is not excluded under the rules discussed in this publication, it may be subject to the NIIT. File 1040 x For more details, see Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax—Individuals, Estates, and Trusts, and its instructions. File 1040 x Worksheets. File 1040 x   Near the end of this publication you will find worksheets you can use to figure your gain (or loss) and your exclusion. File 1040 x Use Worksheet 1 to figure the adjusted basis of the home you sold. File 1040 x Use Worksheet 2 to figure the gain (or loss), the exclusion, and the taxable gain (if any) on the sale. File 1040 x If you do not qualify for the maximum exclusion, use Worksheet 3 to figure your reduced maximum exclusion. File 1040 x Date of sale. File 1040 x    If you received a Form 1099-S, Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions, the date of sale should be shown in box 1. File 1040 x If you did not receive this form, the date of sale is the earlier of (a) the date title transferred or (b) the date the economic burdens and benefits of ownership shifted to the buyer. File 1040 x In most cases, these dates are the same. File 1040 x What is not covered in this publication. File 1040 x   This publication does not cover the sale of rental property, second homes, or vacation homes. File 1040 x For information on how to report any gain or loss from those sales, see Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets. File 1040 x Comments and suggestions. File 1040 x   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. File 1040 x   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. File 1040 x NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. 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Forms and Publications About Your Appeal Rights

Forms

Offer in Compromise, Form 656-B
A Form 656-B is used to make an offer to compromise your liability for payment of less than the full amount owed.

Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement, Form 843
A Form 843 is submitted to claim a refund (or abatement) of certain overpaid (or over-assessed) taxes, interest, penalties, and additions to tax.

Proposed Assessment of Trust Fund Recovery Penalty, Form 2751
A Form 2751 is used to show the corporate liability data for a proposed trust fund recovery penalty assessment.

Qualifying Children Residency Statement, Form 8836
A Form 8836 is filed with the IRS to show that you and your qualifying child meet the residency test for the earned income credit (EIC).

Collection Appeal Request, Form 9423
A Form 9423 is used to appeal a collection action. Using this form, you may request an appeal of the following actions: notice of federal tax lien, levy, seizure, or termination of an installment agreement.

Request for Appeals Review, Form 12203
This form can be used to request an Appeals review of a proposed IRS adjustment of $25,000 or less per tax year or period.

Request for a Collection Due Process Hearing, Form 12153
A Form 12153 is used to request a collection due process hearing under IRC 6320 and IRC 6330.

Statement of Disagreement, Form 12509
You can use this form to explain why you disagree with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Determination concerning relief from joint and several liability for a joint return under Internal Revenue Code sections 6013(e), 6015(b), 6015(c), or 6015(f) in the letter you received with this form.

Publications

Your Rights As a Taxpayer, Publication 1
Explains your rights as a taxpayer and includes information on the examination and collection processes.

Overview of the Appeals Process Brochure, Publication 4227
Explains the mission, overview, and expectations of the appeal process to the taxpayers.

Appeals - Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution, Publication 4167
Describes the Fast Track Mediation, Fast Track Settlement and Post-Appeals Mediation programs.

Your Appeal Rights and How to Prepare a Protest If You Don't Agree, Publication 5
Explains your appeal rights and offers information on how to protest an Internal Revenue Agent's examination report.

Collection Appeal Rights, Publication 1660
Explains your appeal rights related to the Collection Due Process & Collection Appeal Program. It also explains collection issues that can be appealed and how to appeal them.

What You Should Know About The IRS Collection Process, Publication 594
Explains what steps the IRS may take to collect overdue taxes. It includes a summary of your rights and responsibilities for paying federal taxes.

The Examination Process, Publication 3498 and 3498A
These publications explain the audit process from the initiation of the examination through the overview of the collection process, including appeals options.

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File 1040 x Part Six -   Figuring Your Taxes and Credits The eight chapters in this part explain how to figure your tax and how to figure the tax of certain children who have more than $2,000 of unearned income. File 1040 x They also discuss tax credits that, unlike deductions, are subtracted directly from your tax and reduce your tax dollar for dollar. File 1040 x Chapter 36 discusses the earned income credit. File 1040 x Chapter 37 discusses a wide variety of other credits, such as the adoption credit. File 1040 x Table of Contents 30. File 1040 x   How To Figure Your TaxIntroduction Figuring Your Tax Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) Tax Figured by IRSFiling the Return 31. File 1040 x   Tax on Unearned Income of Certain ChildrenWhat's New Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Which Parent's Return To UseParents Who Do Not File a Joint Return Parent's Election To Report Child's Interest and DividendsEffect of Making the Election Figuring Child's Income Figuring Additional Tax Tax for Certain Children Who Have Unearned IncomeProviding Parental Information (Form 8615, lines A–C) Step 1. File 1040 x Figuring the Child's Net Unearned Income (Form 8615, Part I) Step 2. File 1040 x Figuring Tentative Tax at the Parent's Tax Rate (Form 8615, Part II) Step 3. File 1040 x Figuring the Child's Tax (Form 8615, Part III) 32. File 1040 x   Child and Dependent Care CreditReminders Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Tests To Claim the CreditQualifying Person Test Earned Income Test Work-Related Expense Test Joint Return Test Provider Identification Test How To Figure the CreditFiguring Total Work-Related Expenses Earned Income Limit Dollar Limit Amount of Credit How To Claim the CreditTax credit not refundable. File 1040 x Employment Taxes for Household Employers 33. File 1040 x   Credit for the Elderly or the DisabledIntroduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Are You Eligible for the Credit?Qualified Individual Income Limits How to Claim the CreditCredit Figured for You Credit Figured by You 34. File 1040 x   Child Tax CreditIntroduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Qualifying Child Amount of CreditLimits on the Credit Claiming the Credit Additional Child Tax Credit Completing Schedule 8812 (Form 1040A or 1040)Part I Parts II–IV 35. File 1040 x   Education CreditsIntroduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Who Can Claim an Education Credit Qualified Education ExpensesNo Double Benefit Allowed Adjustments to Qualified Education Expenses 36. File 1040 x   Earned Income Credit (EIC)What's New Reminders Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Do You Qualify for the Credit?If Improper Claim Made in Prior Year Part A. File 1040 x Rules for EveryoneRule 1. File 1040 x Your AGI Must Be Less Than: Rule 2. File 1040 x You Must Have a Valid Social Security Number (SSN) Rule 3. File 1040 x Your Filing Status Cannot Be Married Filing Separately Rule 4. File 1040 x You Must Be a U. File 1040 x S. File 1040 x Citizen or Resident Alien All Year Rule 5. File 1040 x You Cannot File Form 2555 or Form 2555-EZ Rule 6. File 1040 x Your Investment Income Must Be $3,300 or Less Rule 7. File 1040 x You Must Have Earned Income Part B. File 1040 x Rules If You Have a Qualifying ChildRule 8. File 1040 x Your Child Must Meet the Relationship, Age, Residency, and Joint Return Tests Rule 9. File 1040 x Your Qualifying Child Cannot Be Used By More Than One Person To Claim the EIC Rule 10. File 1040 x You Cannot Be a Qualifying Child of Another Taxpayer Part C. File 1040 x Rules If You Do Not Have a Qualifying ChildRule 11. File 1040 x You Must Be at Least Age 25 but Under Age 65 Rule 12. File 1040 x You Cannot Be the Dependent of Another Person Rule 13. File 1040 x You Cannot Be a Qualifying Child of Another Taxpayer Rule 14. File 1040 x You Must Have Lived in the United States More Than Half of the Year Part D. File 1040 x Figuring and Claiming the EICRule 15. File 1040 x Your Earned Income Must Be Less Than: IRS Will Figure the EIC for You How To Figure the EIC Yourself ExamplesExample 1. File 1040 x John and Janet Smith (Form 1040A) Example 2. File 1040 x Kelly Green (Form 1040EZ) 37. File 1040 x   Other CreditsWhat's New Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Nonrefundable CreditsAdoption Credit Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit Credit to Holders of Tax Credit Bonds Foreign Tax Credit Mortgage Interest Credit Nonrefundable Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit Residential Energy Credits Retirement Savings Contributions Credit (Saver's Credit) Refundable CreditsCredit for Tax on Undistributed Capital Gain Health Coverage Tax Credit Credit for Excess Social Security Tax or Railroad Retirement Tax Withheld Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications