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Property (Basis, Sale of Home, etc.)

Question: How do you report the sale of a second residence?

Answer:

Your second home (such as a vacation home) is considered a personal capital asset. Use Schedule D (Form 1040) (PDF), Capital Gains and Losses, and Form 8949 (PDF), Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets, to report sales, exchanges, and other dispositions of capital assets.

Additional Information:


Category: Capital Gains, Losses and Sale of Home
Subcategory: Property (Basis, Sale of Home, etc.)

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