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§121 Principal Home Sale Exclusion Issues

Course Price: N/A
CPE Credits
August 25, 2020
Course Time
12:30 PM
Advanced Preparation
Course Level
Knowledge of Federal Income Tax
Paul La Monaca CPA, MST

Course Description

This course reviews the federal income tax issues related to ownership of a dwelling unit which qualifies as the taxpayer's principal residence and allows for the exclusion of gain from gross income. The session discusses the required occupancy and use time periods needed to qualify for the exclusion as well as the allowance being available every two years. This course discusses the maximum allowances for non-married taxpayers and married couples filing separate or joint returns.

The course reviews special rules for the sale of property of a deceased spouse, as well as property transferred to a former spouse incident to a divorce. The session reviews the rules pertaining to partial exclusions when the property does not meet the required occupancy and use tests and provides the calculation and guidance under the Regulations.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the session the tax professional will have an understanding of the requirements of successfully reporting the sale of a dwelling unit which qualifies for the exclusion of gain provided under §121. The participant will also understand the IRS Regulations concerning the allowance of a partial exclusion.

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Late Registration
  • Registrations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the seminar date.
  • Registrations received after this date will be subject to a $35 late fee.
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  • Seminar materials and seminar presentations are intended to stimulate thought and discussion and to provide attendees the useful ideas and guidance in the areas of federal taxation and administration. These materials as well as the comments of the instructors do not constitute and should not be treated as tax advice regarding the use of any particular tax procedure, tax planning technique or device or suggestion or any of the tax consequences associated with them.
  • Although the NSTP has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the materials and the seminar presentation, neither the author, the presenter nor the National Society of Tax Professionals assumes any responsibility for any individual's reliance on the written or oral information presented during the presentation. Each attendee should verify independently all statements made in the materials and during the seminar presentation before applying them to a particular fact pattern and should determine independently the tax and other consequences of using any particular device, technique or suggestion before recommending the same to a client or implementing the same on a client's or on his or her own behalf.
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  • Only paid registrants are able to attend seminars. In consideration of your fellow attendees, guests will need to depart before the session begins. The seminar lunch is for paid registrants only and is included in the registration fee.