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H&r block free file 2012 Publication 523 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. H&r block free file 2012 Tax questions. H&r block free file 2012 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. H&r block free file 2012 irs. H&r block free file 2012 gov/pub523. H&r block free file 2012 Reminders Change of address. H&r block free file 2012  If you change your mailing address, be sure to notify the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) using Form 8822, Change of Address. H&r block free file 2012 Mail it to the Internal Revenue Service Center for your old address. H&r block free file 2012 (Addresses for the Service Centers are on the back of the form. H&r block free file 2012 ) Home sold with undeducted points. H&r block free file 2012  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. H&r block free file 2012 See Points in Publication 936, Home Mortgage Interest Deduction. H&r block free file 2012 Photographs of missing children. H&r block free file 2012  The Internal Revenue Service is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. H&r block free file 2012 Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. H&r block free file 2012 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. H&r block free file 2012 Introduction This publication explains the tax rules that apply when you sell your main home. H&r block free file 2012 In most cases, your main home is the one in which you live most of the time. H&r block free file 2012 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). H&r block free file 2012 See Excluding the Gain , later. H&r block free file 2012 Generally, if you can exclude all the gain, you do not need to report the sale on your tax return. H&r block free file 2012 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. H&r block free file 2012 You may also have to complete Form 4797, Sales of Business Property. H&r block free file 2012 See Reporting the Sale , later. H&r block free file 2012 If you have a loss on the sale, you generally cannot deduct it on your return. H&r block free file 2012 However, you may need to report it. H&r block free file 2012 See Reporting the Sale , later. H&r block free file 2012 The main topics in this publication are: Figuring gain or loss, Basis, Excluding the gain, Ownership and use tests, and Reporting the sale. H&r block free file 2012 Other topics include: Business use or rental of home, Deducting taxes in the year of sale, and Recapturing a federal mortgage subsidy. H&r block free file 2012 Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT). H&r block free file 2012   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. H&r block free file 2012 For more details, see Form 8960, Net Investment Income Tax—Individuals, Estates, and Trusts, and its instructions. H&r block free file 2012 Worksheets. H&r block free file 2012   Near the end of this publication you will find worksheets you can use to figure your gain (or loss) and your exclusion. H&r block free file 2012 Use Worksheet 1 to figure the adjusted basis of the home you sold. H&r block free file 2012 Use Worksheet 2 to figure the gain (or loss), the exclusion, and the taxable gain (if any) on the sale. H&r block free file 2012 If you do not qualify for the maximum exclusion, use Worksheet 3 to figure your reduced maximum exclusion. H&r block free file 2012 Date of sale. H&r block free file 2012    If you received a Form 1099-S, Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions, the date of sale should be shown in box 1. H&r block free file 2012 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. H&r block free file 2012 In most cases, these dates are the same. H&r block free file 2012 What is not covered in this publication. H&r block free file 2012   This publication does not cover the sale of rental property, second homes, or vacation homes. H&r block free file 2012 For information on how to report any gain or loss from those sales, see Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets. H&r block free file 2012 Comments and suggestions. H&r block free file 2012   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. H&r block free file 2012   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. H&r block free file 2012 NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. H&r block free file 2012 Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. H&r block free file 2012   You can send your comments from www. H&r block free file 2012 irs. H&r block free file 2012 gov/formspubs/. H&r block free file 2012 Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications”. H&r block free file 2012   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. H&r block free file 2012 Ordering forms and publications. H&r block free file 2012   Visit www. H&r block free file 2012 irs. H&r block free file 2012 gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. H&r block free file 2012 Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. H&r block free file 2012 Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. H&r block free file 2012   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. H&r block free file 2012 gov or call 1-800-829-1040. H&r block free file 2012 We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. H&r block free file 2012 Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 527 Residential Rental Property 530 Tax Information for Homeowners 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets 547 Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts 551 Basis of Assets 587 Business Use of Your Home 936 Home Mortgage Interest Deduction 4681 Canceled Debts, Foreclosures, Repossessions, and Abandonments Form (and Instructions) Schedule A (Form 1040) Itemized Deductions Schedule D (Form 1040) Capital Gains and Losses 982 Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness 1040 U. H&r block free file 2012 S. H&r block free file 2012 Individual Income Tax Return 1040NR U. H&r block free file 2012 S. H&r block free file 2012 Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return 1040X Amended U. H&r block free file 2012 S. 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