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File state tax 3. File state tax   Abandonments Table of Contents You abandon property when you voluntarily and permanently give up possession and use of the property with the intention of ending your ownership but without passing it on to anyone else. File state tax Whether an abandonment has occurred is determined in light of all the facts and circumstances. File state tax You must both show an intention to abandon the property and affirmatively act to abandon the property. File state tax A voluntary conveyance of the property in lieu of foreclosure is not an abandonment and is treated as the exchange of property to satisfy a debt. File state tax For more information, see Sales and Exchanges in Publication 544. File state tax The tax consequences of abandonment of property that secures a debt depend on whether you were personally liable for the debt (recourse debt) or were not personally liable for the debt (nonrecourse debt). File state tax See Publication 544 if you abandoned property that did not secure debt. File state tax This publication only discusses the tax consequences of abandoning property that secured a debt. File state tax Abandonment of property securing recourse debt. File state tax    In most cases, if you abandon property that secures debt for which you are personally liable (recourse debt), you do not have gain or loss until the later foreclosure is completed. File state tax For details on figuring gain or loss on the foreclosure, see chapter 2. File state tax Example 1—abandonment of personal-use property securing recourse debt. File state tax In 2009, Anne purchased a home for $200,000. File state tax She borrowed the entire purchase price, for which she was personally liable, and gave the bank a mortgage on the home. File state tax In 2013, Anne lost her job and was unable to continue making her mortgage loan payments. File state tax Because her mortgage loan balance was $185,000 and the FMV of her home was only $150,000, Anne decided to abandon her home by permanently moving out on August 1, 2013. File state tax Because Anne was personally liable for the debt and the bank did not complete a foreclosure of the property in 2013, Anne has neither gain nor loss in tax year 2013 from abandoning the home. File state tax If the bank sells the house at a foreclosure sale in 2014, Anne will have to figure her gain or nondeductible loss for tax year 2014 as discussed earlier in chapter 2. File state tax Example 2—abandonment of business or investment property securing recourse debt. File state tax In 2009, Sue purchased business property for $200,000. File state tax She borrowed the entire purchase price, for which she was personally liable, and gave the lender a security interest in the property. File state tax In 2013, Sue was unable to continue making her loan payments. File state tax Because her loan balance was $185,000 and the FMV of the property was only $150,000, Sue abandoned the property on August 1, 2013. File state tax Because Sue was personally liable for the debt and the lender did not complete a foreclosure of the property in 2013, Sue has neither gain nor loss in tax year 2013 from abandoning the property. File state tax If the lender sells the property at a foreclosure sale in 2014, Sue will have to figure her gain or deductible loss for tax year 2014 as discussed earlier in chapter 2. File state tax Abandonment of property securing nonrecourse debt. File state tax    If you abandon property that secures debt for which you are not personally liable (nonrecourse debt), the abandonment is treated as a sale or exchange. File state tax   The amount you realize on the abandonment of property that secured nonrecourse debt is the amount of the nonrecourse debt. File state tax If the amount you realize is more than your adjusted basis, then you have a gain. File state tax If your adjusted basis is more than the amount you realize, then you have a loss. File state tax For more information on how to figure gain and loss, see Gain or Loss from Sales or Exchanges in Publication 544. File state tax   Loss from abandonment of business or investment property is deductible as a loss. File state tax The character of the loss depends on the character of the property. File state tax The amount of deductible capital loss may be limited. File state tax For more information, see Treatment of Capital Losses in Publication 544. File state tax You cannot deduct any loss from abandonment of your home or other property held for personal use. File state tax Example 1—abandonment of personal-use property securing nonrecourse debt. File state tax In 2009, Timothy purchased a home for $200,000. File state tax He borrowed the entire purchase price, for which he was not personally liable, and gave the bank a mortgage on the home. File state tax In 2013, Timothy lost his job and was unable to continue making his mortgage loan payments. File state tax Because his mortgage loan balance was $185,000 and the FMV of his home was only $150,000, Timothy decided to abandon his home by permanently moving out on August 1, 2013. File state tax Because Timothy was not personally liable for the debt, the abandonment is treated as a sale or exchange of the home in tax year 2013. File state tax Timothy's amount realized is $185,000 and his adjusted basis in the home is $200,000. File state tax Timothy has a $15,000 nondeductible loss in tax year 2013. File state tax (Had Timothy’s adjusted basis been less than the amount realized, Timothy would have had a gain that he would have to include in gross income. File state tax ) The bank sells the house at a foreclosure sale in 2014. File state tax Timothy has neither gain nor loss from the foreclosure sale. File state tax Because he was not personally liable for the debt, he also has no cancellation of debt income. File state tax Example 2—abandonment of business or investment property securing nonrecourse debt. File state tax In 2009, Robert purchased business property for $200,000. File state tax He borrowed the entire purchase price, for which he was not personally liable, and gave the lender a security interest in the property. File state tax In 2013, Robert was unable to continue making his loan payments. File state tax Because his loan balance was $185,000 and the FMV of the property was only $150,000, Robert decided to abandon the property on August 1, 2013. File state tax Because Robert was not personally liable for the debt, the abandonment is treated as a sale or exchange of the property in tax year 2013. File state tax Robert's amount realized is $185,000 and his adjusted basis in the property is $180,000 (as a result of $20,000 of depreciation deductions on the property). File state tax Robert has a $5,000 gain in tax year 2013. File state tax (Had Robert’s adjusted basis been greater than the amount realized, he would have had a deductible loss. File state tax ) The lender sells the property at a foreclosure sale in 2014. File state tax Robert has neither gain nor loss from the foreclosure sale. File state tax Because he was not personally liable for the debt, he also has no cancellation of debt income. File state tax Canceled debt. File state tax    If the abandoned property secures a debt for which you are personally liable and the debt is canceled, you will realize ordinary income equal to the canceled debt. File state tax This income is separate from any amount realized from abandonment of the property. File state tax You must report this income on your return unless one of the exceptions or exclusions described in chapter 1 applies. File state tax See chapter 1 for more details. File state tax Forms 1099-A and 1099-C. File state tax    In most cases, if you abandon real property (such as a home), intangible property, or tangible personal property held (wholly or partly) for use in a trade or business or for investment, that secures a loan and the lender knows the property has been abandoned, the lender should send you Form 1099-A showing information you need to figure your gain or loss from the abandonment. File state tax Also, if your debt is canceled and the lender must file Form 1099-C, the lender can include the information about the abandonment on that form instead of on Form 1099-A. 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File state tax Publication 530 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. File state tax Tax questions. File state tax Useful Items - You may want to see: What's New Simplified method for business use of home deduction. File state tax  The IRS now provides a simplified method to determine your expenses for business use of your home. File state tax For more information, see the Instructions for Schedule C (Form 1040). File state tax Reminders Future developments. File state tax  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 530, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. File state tax irs. File state tax gov/pub530. File state tax Residential energy credits. File state tax  You may be able to take a credit if you made energy saving improvements to your home located in the United States in 2013. File state tax See Form 5695, Residential Energy Credits, for more information. 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