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16. Reporting Gains and Losses/Cómo Declarar Ganancias y Pérdidas

Form 4797, Sales of Business Property
Use this form to report the sale or exchange of property, the involuntary conversion of property, the disposition of noncapital assets, the disposition of capital assets, gain or loss for partners and S corporation shareholders and the computation of recapture amounts under sections 179 and 280F(b)(2).

Form 6252, Installment Sale Income
Use Form 6252 to report income from an installment sale on the installment method.

Form 8582, Passive Activity Loss Limitations
Noncorporate taxpayers use this form to figure the amount of any passive activity loss (PAL) for the current tax year and to report the application of prior year unallowed PALs.

Form 8949, Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets
Use this form to reconcile amounts that were reported to you and the IRS on Form 1099-B or 1099-S (or substitute statement) with the amounts you report on your return.

Publication 537, Installment Sales
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.

Publication 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets
This publication explains the tax rules that apply when you dispose of property.

Publication 550, Investment Income and Expenses
This publication provides information on the tax treatment of investment income and expenses, including information for individual shareholders of mutual funds or other regulated investment companies, such as money market funds.

Schedule D (Form 1040), Capital Gains and Losses
Use this schedule to report the sale or exchange of capital assets, gains from involuntary conversions of capital assets, capital gain distributions and nonbusiness bad debts.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 26-Aug-2016