13. Basis of Property/Base de Bienes

About Publication 15-B, Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits

Information about Publication 15-B, Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits, including recent updates and related forms. Publication 15-B is for employers who provide fringe benefits to employees, and is used to determine whether the benefits are taxable.

About Publication 525, Taxable and Nontaxable Income

Publication 525 discusses many kinds of income (money, property, or services) and explains whether they are taxable or nontaxable.

About Publication 535, Business Expenses

Publication 535 discusses common business expenses and explains what is and is not deductible. This publication discusses common business expenses and explains what is and is not deductible. The chapters cover general rules for deducting business expenses and specific expenses.

About Publication 537, Installment Sales

Publication 537 discusses the general rules that apply to all installment sales (those with one or more payments after the year of the sale). It discusses more complex rules when certain conditions exist or certain types of property are sold. This publication discusses the general rules that apply to using the installment method and more complex rules when certain conditions exist or certain types of property are sold.

About Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets

Publication 544 explains the tax rules that apply when you dispose of property. It discusses how to figure gain (loss), whether it is ordinary or capital, how to treat the gain or loss, and how to report gains and losses.

About Publication 550, Investment Income and Expenses

Publication 550 discusses the tax treatment of investment income and expenses. It explains what investment income is taxable, what investment expenses are deductible, and how to show them on your tax return.

About Publication 551, Basis of Assets

Information about Publication 551, Basis of Assets, including recent updates and related forms. Publication 551 discusses basis, the amount of your investment in property. It discusses cost basis, adjusted basis, and basis other than cost.

About Publication 946, How to Depreciate Property

Publication 946 explains how you can recover the cost of business or income-producing property through deductions for depreciation.