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Freetaxreturns Index A Abandonment of home, Abandonment. Freetaxreturns Absence, temporary, Temporary absence. Freetaxreturns Abstract fees, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Address, change of, Reminders Adjusted basis, Adjusted Basis, Adjusted Basis Definition of, Determining Basis Worksheet 1 to figure, Determining Basis, Worksheet 1. Freetaxreturns Adjusted Basis of Home Sold—Illustrated Example 1 for Peter and Betty Clark, Worksheet 1. Freetaxreturns Adjusted Basis of Home Sold—Illustrated Example 3 for Emily White, Worksheet 1 Instructions. Freetaxreturns Adjusted Basis of Home Sold Adoption Adjusted basis of home for credit claimed, Decreases to Basis Advertising fees, Selling expenses. Freetaxreturns Amount realized, Amount Realized Appraisal fees, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Architect's fees, Construction. Freetaxreturns Armed forces Ownership and use tests, Members of the uniformed services or Foreign Service, employees of the intelligence community, or employees or volunteers of the Peace Corps. Freetaxreturns Assistance (see Tax help) B Back interest, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Basis Adjusted basis (see Adjusted basis) Determination of, Determining Basis, Adjusted Basis Other than cost, Basis Other Than Cost Building permit fees, Construction. Freetaxreturns Business use of home, Business Use or Rental of Home, Use test met for business part (with no business use in year of sale). Freetaxreturns C Casualties Amounts spent after to restore damaged property, Increases to Basis Deductible casualty losses, Decreases to Basis Disaster as cause of, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns Insurance payments for casualty losses, Decreases to Basis Change of address, Reminders Closing costs, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Commissions, Selling expenses. Freetaxreturns , Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Community property Basis determination, Community property. Freetaxreturns Condemnation Gain exclusion, Home destroyed or condemned. Freetaxreturns Ownership and use test when previous home condemned, Previous home destroyed or condemned. Freetaxreturns Condominiums As main home, Main Home Basis determination, Condominium. Freetaxreturns Construction costs, Construction. Freetaxreturns Built by you, Built by you. Freetaxreturns Cooperative apartments As main home, Main Home Basis determination, Cooperative apartment. Freetaxreturns Ownership and use tests, Cooperative apartment. Freetaxreturns Cost as basis, Cost As Basis Credit reports Cost of obtaining, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns D Date of sale, Date of sale. Freetaxreturns Death Sale due to, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns Spouse's death before sale, ownership and use tests, Sale of main home by surviving spouse. Freetaxreturns Decreases to basis, Decreases to Basis Depreciation After May 6, 1997, Depreciation after May 6, 1997. Freetaxreturns Home used for business or rental purposes, Decreases to Basis Destroyed homes Gain exclusion, Home destroyed or condemned. Freetaxreturns Ownership and use test when previous home destroyed, Previous home destroyed or condemned. Freetaxreturns Disabilities, individuals with Ownership and use test, Exception for individuals with a disability. Freetaxreturns Disasters, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns Discharge of qualified principal residence indebtedness, Adjusted Basis Divorce Home received from spouse, Home received from spouse. Freetaxreturns Home transferred to spouse, Transfer to spouse. Freetaxreturns Ownership and use tests, Home transferred from spouse. Freetaxreturns Sale due to, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns Transfers after July 18, 1984, Transfers after July 18, 1984. Freetaxreturns Transfers before July 19, 1984, Transfers before July 19, 1984. Freetaxreturns Use of home after divorce, Use of home after divorce. Freetaxreturns Doctor's recommendation for sale, Doctor's recommendation safe harbor. Freetaxreturns E Easements, Decreases to Basis Employee of the intelligence community, Employee of the intelligence community. Freetaxreturns Employment Change in place of employment, Change in Place of Employment Payment by employer, when job transfer involved, Payment by employer. Freetaxreturns Energy Conservation subsidies, Decreases to Basis Credit, Decreases to Basis Exclusion of gain, Excluding the Gain, Nonqualified Use Reduced maximum exclusion, Reduced Maximum Exclusion Expatriates, Expatriates. Freetaxreturns F Federal mortgage subsidies Recapture of, Recapturing (Paying Back) a Federal Mortgage Subsidy Figuring gain or loss, Figuring Gain or Loss, More information. Freetaxreturns Fire insurance premiums, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Foreclosure, Foreclosure or repossession. Freetaxreturns Foreign Service, Foreign Service member. Freetaxreturns Ownership and use tests, Members of the uniformed services or Foreign Service, employees of the intelligence community, or employees or volunteers of the Peace Corps. Freetaxreturns Form 1040 Reporting sale of home, Reporting the Sale Seller-financed mortgages, Seller-financed mortgage. Freetaxreturns Form 1040, Schedule A Real estate taxes, Real estate taxes. Freetaxreturns Form 1040, Schedule D Reporting sale of home, Reporting the Sale Form 1099-S Proceeds from real estate transactions, Date of sale. Freetaxreturns , Form 1099-S. Freetaxreturns , Form 1099-S. Freetaxreturns Form 2119 Sale of home, Adjusted Basis Form 6252 Installment sale income, Installment sale. Freetaxreturns Form 8828 Recapture tax, How to figure and report the recapture. Freetaxreturns Form 8960 Net Investment Income Tax, Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). Freetaxreturns NIIT, Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). Freetaxreturns Form 982 Discharge of indebtedness, Adjusted Basis Free tax services, Free help with your tax return. Freetaxreturns Future developments, Future Developments G Gain or loss Basis determination, Determining Basis, Adjusted Basis Exclusion of gain, Excluding the Gain Exclusion of gain, nonqualified use, Nonqualified Use Gain on sale, Gain on sale. Freetaxreturns Loss on sale, Loss on sale. Freetaxreturns Postponed from sale of previous home before May 7, 1997, Decreases to Basis Worksheet 2 to figure, Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home—Completed Example 1 for Amy, Worksheet 1. Freetaxreturns Adjusted Basis of Home Sold—Illustrated Example 1 for Peter and Betty Clark, Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home—Illustrated Example 2 for Peter and Betty Clark, Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home—Illustrated Example 3 for Emily White, Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home Gifts Home received as, Home received as gift. Freetaxreturns H Health Sale of home due to, Health Help (see Tax help) Homebuyer credit Recapture, Recapture of the post-2008 first-time homebuyer credit. Freetaxreturns Houseboats As main home, Main Home I Important reminders Change of address, Reminders Home sold with undeducted points, Reminders Improvements Adjusted basis determination, Improvements. Freetaxreturns Charges for, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Receipts and other records, Adjusted Basis Useful life of more than 1 year, Increases to Basis Increases to basis, Increases to Basis Individual taxpayer identification numbers (ITINs), Individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Freetaxreturns Inheritance Home received as, Home acquired from a decedent who died before or after 2010. Freetaxreturns Installment sales, Installment sale. Freetaxreturns Involuntary conversion, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns ITINs (Individual taxpayer identification numbers), Individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). Freetaxreturns J Joint owners not married, Joint owners not married. Freetaxreturns Joint returns, Jointly owned home. Freetaxreturns Ownership and use tests, Married Persons L Land Sale of land on which home located, Land. Freetaxreturns Sale of vacant land, Vacant land. Freetaxreturns Legal fees, Selling expenses. Freetaxreturns , Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns , Construction. Freetaxreturns Legal separation Sale due to, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns Like-kind exchange, Sale of home acquired in a like-kind exchange. Freetaxreturns Living expenses, Reasonable basic living expenses. Freetaxreturns Loan assumption fees, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Loan placement fees, Selling expenses. Freetaxreturns Loss (see Gain or loss) M Main home Defined, Main Home Factors used to determine, Factors used to determine main home. Freetaxreturns Property used partly as, Property used partly as your main home. Freetaxreturns , Property Used Partly for Business or Rental Married taxpayers (see Joint returns) Maximum exclusion, Maximum Exclusion Reduced, Reduced Maximum Exclusion Military (see Armed forces) Missing children, photographs of, Reminders Mobile homes As main home, Main Home More than one home, More than one home. Freetaxreturns Mortgage fees, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Mortgage insurance premiums, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Mortgage subsidies Recapturing (paying back) federal mortgage subsidy, Recapturing (Paying Back) a Federal Mortgage Subsidy Mortgages, seller-financed, Seller-financed mortgage. Freetaxreturns Moving expense, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Multiple births Sale due to, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns N Nonqualified use, Nonqualified Use Nonresident aliens Spouse as, transfer of home to, Exception. Freetaxreturns O Option to buy home, Option to buy. Freetaxreturns Ownership and use tests, Ownership and Use Tests, Ownership and use tests met at different times. Freetaxreturns P Partly used for business, Property Used Partly for Business or Rental Personal property Selling price of home not to include, Personal property. Freetaxreturns Points, Selling expenses. Freetaxreturns Home sold with undeducted points, Reminders Seller-paid, Seller-paid points. Freetaxreturns Publications (see Tax help) R Real estate taxes, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns , Real estate taxes. Freetaxreturns Deducting in year of sale, Deducting Taxes in the Year of Sale Recapture of federal mortgage subsidy, Recapturing (Paying Back) a Federal Mortgage Subsidy Recapture of first-time homebuyer credit, Recapture of First-Time Homebuyer Credit Recording fees, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Recordkeeping, Adjusted Basis Reduced maximum exclusion, Reduced Maximum Exclusion Worksheet 3, Worksheet 3. Freetaxreturns Reduced Maximum Exclusion Refinancing, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Relatives Sale of home to, Exception for sales to related persons. Freetaxreturns Remainder interest Sale of, Sale of remainder interest. Freetaxreturns Remodeling, Improvements. Freetaxreturns , Exception. Freetaxreturns (see also Improvements) Rental of home, Business Use or Rental of Home, Use test met for business part (with no business use in year of sale). Freetaxreturns Before closing, by buyer, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Partial use, Property Used Partly for Business or Rental Repairs, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns , Improvements. Freetaxreturns , Repairs. Freetaxreturns (see also Improvements) Reporting the sale, Reporting the Sale, Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home—Illustrated Example 3 for Emily White Repossession, Foreclosure or repossession. Freetaxreturns Right-of-ways, Decreases to Basis S Safe harbors Distance safe harbor, Distance safe harbor. Freetaxreturns Doctor's recommendation for sale, Doctor's recommendation safe harbor. Freetaxreturns Unforeseeable events, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns Sales commissions, Selling expenses. Freetaxreturns , Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Sales to related persons, Exception for sales to related persons. Freetaxreturns Self-employed persons Change in status causing inability to pay basic expenses, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns Seller-financed mortgages, Seller-financed mortgage. Freetaxreturns Seller-paid points, Seller-paid points. Freetaxreturns Selling expenses, Selling expenses. Freetaxreturns Selling price, Selling Price Separate returns, Separate returns. Freetaxreturns Settlement fees, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Spouse Death of (see Surviving spouse) Divorce, transfers subsequent to (see Divorce) Survey fees, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Surviving spouse Basis determination, Surviving spouse. Freetaxreturns Ownership and use tests, Sale of main home by surviving spouse. Freetaxreturns T Tax help, How To Get Tax Help Temporary absence, Temporary absence. Freetaxreturns Temporary housing, Temporary housing. Freetaxreturns Title insurance, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Title search fees, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Trading homes, Trading (exchanging) homes. Freetaxreturns , Home received as trade. Freetaxreturns Transfer taxes, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns , Transfer taxes. Freetaxreturns Transfer to spouse, Transfer to spouse. Freetaxreturns After July 18, 1984, Transfers after July 18, 1984. Freetaxreturns Before July 19, 1984, Transfers before July 19, 1984. Freetaxreturns TTY/TDD information, How To Get Tax Help U Unemployment, Specific event safe harbors. Freetaxreturns Unforeseen circumstances, Unforeseen Circumstances Uniformed services (see Armed forces) Use tests, Ownership and Use Tests, Ownership and use tests met at different times. Freetaxreturns Utilities Charges for installing, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Charges related to occupancy of house before closing, Settlement fees or closing costs. Freetaxreturns Energy conservation subsidy, Decreases to Basis Meter and connection charges for construction, Construction. Freetaxreturns V Vacant land Sale of, Vacant land. Freetaxreturns W Worksheets, Worksheets. Freetaxreturns Adjusted basis (Worksheet 1), Determining Basis, Worksheet 1. Freetaxreturns Adjusted Basis of Home Sold—Illustrated Example 1 for Peter and Betty Clark, Worksheet 1. Freetaxreturns Adjusted Basis of Home Sold—Illustrated Example 3 for Emily White, Worksheet 1 Instructions. Freetaxreturns Adjusted Basis of Home Sold Gain (or loss), exclusion, and taxable gain (Worksheet 2), Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home—Completed Example 1 for Amy, Worksheet 1. Freetaxreturns Adjusted Basis of Home Sold—Illustrated Example 1 for Peter and Betty Clark, Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home—Illustrated Example 2 for Peter and Betty Clark, Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home—Illustrated Example 3 for Emily White, Worksheet 2. Freetaxreturns Taxable Gain on Sale of Home Recordkeeping and, Adjusted Basis Reduced maximum exclusion (Worksheet 3), Worksheet 3. 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Going wireless provides you with freedom to use your computer in multiple locations, without dragging cables and cords with you. However, the privilege of increased freedom comes with the danger of increased vulnerability. Wireless internet requires that you have access to a wireless network via a wireless router. It is important that you secure your network so that strangers can’t use your network without your knowledge (also known as “piggybacking”). In addition, computer hackers could use your network to access personal information you save or send from your computer. This is particularly important if you conduct financial transactions online. These reasons highlight the importance of taking steps to secure your wireless network. If you use the wireless (“Wi-Fi”) network at bookstores, airports or other public places, there are other precautions you should take to protect your privacy.

At home:

  • Turn on encryption. When you buy a wireless router, it is important to turn on the encryption feature. This scrambles information that you send over the Internet so that other people cannot access it.
  • Rename your router. Change the name from the default to something only you would know.
  • Change the password. Routers come with a standard password. Create a new smart password with a mix of letters, numbers, and special characters. Turn off your router when you are not using it.

On public wireless networks:

  • Don’t assume that the network is secure. Most public wireless networks don’t encrypt information you send. Avoid sending private information from public locations.
  • Use encrypted websites. If you must send sensitive from a public network, make certain that URL starts with “https” (“s” means secure). Look for that on every page you visit.
  • Log out of sites after you finish using them rather than using “remember me” features. It is better to deal with the hassle of logging in again than giving away your login credentials to someone else on the network.

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