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Family Had A Revocable Trust. The Trust Purchased A House And Used For Rental Property. Upon Death It Automatically Became An Irrevocable...
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Capital gains are not considered distributable net income and would be taxed at the trust level. If it is the last year of the trust, you should pass the tax on to the beneficiaries and let them deal with the...   Read More
What Are The Tax Implications Of Making A Seed Investment In A Startup? As They Raise Money And The Valuation Increases Or They Merge Or...
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

There are no tax implications of investing in a company. The amount of your investment is your basis for gain or loss when the investment is sold. In the event of a merger, buy out, or conversion of the investment...   Read More
Hello. I Am An American Who Just Sold A Small Parcel Of Land In Prince Edward Island, Canada. I Bought It In 2003 For 21,000 CAD And Sold...
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

First, let me preface my answer with that I understand the general requirements, but do not prepare Canadian income tax returns. Also, I am assuming that the property was not a resource or timber resources use...   Read More
How Are Bitcoin Transactions Taxed?
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Bitcoin is considered property by the IRS and not currency. When you transfer bitcoin the difference in the fair market value at the time of transfer versus the purchase price or fair market value at time of...   Read More
How Do I Pay Taxes On Sale Of Deeded Co-owned Property?
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Your mother didn't do you any favors by deeding the property to you. As such it is considered a gift, and your basis is a transferred basis from her. In this case the transferred basis is the fair market value as...   Read More
If I Sell A Commercial Building, Is Capital Gains One Set Percentage Or Does It Go Up In Steps
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

The capital gain rate varies with your taxable income. Assuming you are referring to a long-term capital gain, the rate can be zero, fifteen, or twenty percent. In addition, you may be subject to a 3.8% net...   Read More
My Parents Built A House In NC Ten Years Ago. My Father Died 6 Years Ago. My Mom Has Always Been A Resident Of Florida.
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

First, her basis in the house depends on whether or not she was a co-owner when your father was alive. If this is the case, her basis is 1/2 of the original cost plus 1/2 of the fair market value at the time of...   Read More
Part Of My Condo Association Monthly Fees Are Applied To Reserve Funds For Capital Improvements. When I Sell My Condo, Can I Apply The...
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Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

The monthly fees that are for capital improvements and not maintenance can be added to the cost basis of your unit, thus reducing your gain. The same for any assessments. Regarding the unspent funds, you have...   Read More
I Am Moving To Australia Permanently However Won't Be Selling My Home In The United States Before I Leave. Will I Have To Pay Capital Gains...
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Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

If the property is your principle place of residence ( or family home that you have lived in) and is the only residence you own there is an exemption form paying any Capital Gains Tax for  six years. ...   Read More

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