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Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Cómo Saber si se Tiene que Utilizar la Declaración del Padre o de la MadrePadres que no Presentan la Declaración Conjunta Elección de los Padres de Declarar los Intereses y Dividendos del HijoConsecuencias de Incluir los Ingresos del Hijo Cómo Calcular los Ingresos del Hijo Cómo Calcular el Impuesto Adicional Impuesto para Determinados Hijos con Ingresos No Derivados del TrabajoCómo Facilitar Información sobre los Padres (líneas A-C del Formulario 8615) Paso 1. Can i refile my taxes Cómo Calcular los Ingresos Netos No Derivados del Trabajo del Hijo (Parte I del Formulario 8615) Paso 2. Can i refile my taxes Cómo Calcular el Impuesto Provisional a la Tasa Impositiva de los Padres (Parte II del Formulario 8615) Paso 3. Can i refile my taxes Cómo Calcular el Impuesto del Hijo (Parte III del Formulario 8615) 32. Can i refile my taxes   Crédito por Gastos del Cuidado de Menores y DependientesRecordatorios Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Requisitos Para Reclamar el CréditoRequisitos de la Persona Calificada Requisito del Ingreso del Trabajo Requisito de Gastos Relacionados con el Trabajo Requisito de la Declaración Conjunta Requisito de Identificación del Proveedor de Cuidados Cómo Calcular el CréditoCómo Calcular el Total de los Gastos Relacionados con el Trabajo Límite del Ingreso del Trabajo Límite de Dinero Cantidad de Crédito Cómo Reclamar el CréditoCrédito tributario no reembolsable. Can i refile my taxes Impuestos sobre la Nómina para Empleadores de Empleados Domésticos 33. Can i refile my taxes   Crédito para Ancianos o Personas IncapacitadasIntroduction Useful Items - You may want to see: ¿Reúne los Requisitos del Crédito?Persona que Reúne los Requisitos Límites sobre los Ingresos Cómo Reclamar el CréditoEl Crédito Calculado por el IRS El Crédito Calculado por Usted Mismo 34. Can i refile my taxes   Crédito Tributario por HijosIntroduction Useful Items - You may want to see: Hijo Calificado Cantidad de CréditoLímites del Crédito Cómo Reclamar el Crédito Crédito Tributario Adicional por Hijos Cómo Completar el Anexo 8812 (Formulario 1040A o Formulario 1040)Parte I Partes II a IV 35. Can i refile my taxes   Créditos Tributarios por EstudiosIntroduction Useful Items - You may want to see: ¿Quién Puede Reclamar un Crédito Tributario por Estudios? Gastos de Estudios CalificadosNo se Permite Beneficio Doble Ajustes a los Gastos de Estudios Calificados 36. Can i refile my taxes   Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo (EIC) Qué Hay de Nuevo Recordatorios Introduction Useful Items - You may want to see: ¿Reúne los Requisitos para el Crédito?Si se Hizo una Solicitud Indebida del Crédito en un Año Anterior Parte A. Can i refile my taxes Requisitos para TodosRequisito 1. Can i refile my taxes Tiene que Tener Ingresos Brutos Ajustados Inferiores a: Requisito 2. Can i refile my taxes Tiene que tener un número de Seguro Social válido Requisito 3. Can i refile my taxes Su Estado Civil para Efectos de la Declaración no Puede Ser Casado que Presenta la Declaración por Separado Requisito 4. Can i refile my taxes Tiene que Ser Ciudadano o Extranjero Residente de los Estados Unidos Durante Todo el Año Requisito 5. Can i refile my taxes No Puede Presentar el Formulario 2555 ni el Formulario 2555-EZ Requisito 6. Can i refile my taxes Tiene que Tener Ingresos de Inversiones de $3,300 o Menos Requisito 7. Can i refile my taxes Tiene que Haber Recibido Ingresos del Trabajo Parte B. Can i refile my taxes Requisitos si Tiene un Hijo CalificadoRequisito 8. Can i refile my taxes Su Hijo Tiene que Cumplir los Requisitos de Parentesco, Edad, Residencia y de la Declaración Conjunta Requisito 9. Can i refile my taxes Para Reclamar el Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo, Sólo una Persona Puede Basarse en el Hijo Calificado de Usted Requisito 10. Can i refile my taxes Otro Contribuyente no Puede Reclamarlo a Usted como Hijo Calificado Parte C. Can i refile my taxes Requisitos si no Tiene un Hijo CalificadoRequisito 11. Can i refile my taxes Tiene que Tener por lo Menos 25 Años pero Menos de 65 Años Requisito 12. Can i refile my taxes No Puede Ser el Dependiente de Otra Persona Requisito 13. Can i refile my taxes Otro Contribuyente no Puede Reclamarlo a Usted como Hijo Calificado Requisito 14. Can i refile my taxes Tiene que Haber Vivido en los Estados Unidos durante más de la Mitad del Año Parte D. Can i refile my taxes Cómo Calcular y Reclamar el Crédito por Ingreso del TrabajoRequisito 15. Can i refile my taxes Su Ingreso del Trabajo Tiene que Ser Menos de: El IRS Puede Calcularle el Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo Cómo Calcular Usted Mismo el Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo EjemplosEjemplo 1. Can i refile my taxes Juan y Julia Martínez (Formulario 1040A) Ejemplo 2. Can i refile my taxes Carla Robles (Formulario 1040EZ) 37. 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Can i refile my taxes 5. Can i refile my taxes   Soil and Water Conservation Expenses Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Business of Farming Plan Certification Conservation ExpensesWater well. Can i refile my taxes Assessment by Conservation DistrictAssessment for Depreciable Property 25% Limit on DeductionNet operating loss. Can i refile my taxes When to Deduct or Capitalize Sale of a Farm Introduction If you are in the business of farming, you can choose to deduct certain expenses for: Soil or water conservation, Prevention of erosion of land used in farming, or Endangered species recovery. Can i refile my taxes Otherwise, these are capital expenses that must be added to the basis of the land. Can i refile my taxes (See chapter 6 for information on determining basis. Can i refile my taxes ) Conservation expenses for land in a foreign country do not qualify for this special treatment. Can i refile my taxes The deduction for conservation expenses cannot be more than 25% of your gross income from farming. Can i refile my taxes See 25% Limit on Deduction , later. Can i refile my taxes Although some expenses are not deductible as soil and water conservation expenses, they may be deductible as ordinary and necessary farm expenses. Can i refile my taxes These include interest and taxes, the cost of periodically clearing brush from productive land, the regular removal of sediment from a drainage ditch, and expenses paid or incurred primarily to produce an agricultural crop that may also conserve soil. Can i refile my taxes You must include in income most government payments for approved conservation practices. Can i refile my taxes However, you can exclude some payments you receive under certain cost-sharing conservation programs. Can i refile my taxes For more information, see Agricultural Program Payments in chapter 3. Can i refile my taxes To get the full deduction to which you are entitled, you should maintain your records to clearly distinguish between your ordinary and necessary farm business expenses and your soil and water conservation expenses. Can i refile my taxes Topics - This chapter discusses: Business of farming Plan certification Conservation expenses Assessment by conservation district 25% limit on deduction When to deduct or capitalize Sale of a farm Business of Farming For purposes of soil and water conservation expenses, you are in the business of farming if you cultivate, operate, or manage a farm for profit, either as an owner or a tenant. Can i refile my taxes You are not in the business of farming if you cultivate or operate a farm for recreation or pleasure, rather than for profit. Can i refile my taxes You are not farming if you are engaged only in forestry or the growing of timber. Can i refile my taxes Farm defined. Can i refile my taxes   A farm includes livestock, dairy, poultry, fish, fruit, and truck farms. Can i refile my taxes It also includes plantations, ranches, ranges, and orchards. Can i refile my taxes A fish farm is an area where fish and other marine animals are grown or raised and artificially fed, protected, etc. Can i refile my taxes It does not include an area where they are merely caught or harvested. Can i refile my taxes A plant nursery is a farm for purposes of deducting soil and water conservation expenses. Can i refile my taxes Farm rental. Can i refile my taxes   If you own a farm and receive farm rental payments based on farm production, either in cash or crop shares, you are in the business of farming. Can i refile my taxes If you get cash rental for a farm you own that is not used in farm production, you cannot deduct soil and water conservation expenses for that farm. Can i refile my taxes   If you receive a fixed rental payment that is not based on farm production, you are in the business of farming only if you materially participate in operating or managing the farm. Can i refile my taxes Example. Can i refile my taxes You own a farm in Iowa and live in California. Can i refile my taxes You rent the farm for $175 in cash per acre and do not materially participate in producing or managing production of the crops grown on the farm. Can i refile my taxes You cannot deduct your soil conservation expenses for this farm. Can i refile my taxes You must capitalize the expenses and add them to the basis of the land. Can i refile my taxes     For more information, see Material participation for landlords under Landlord Participation in Farming in chapter 12. Can i refile my taxes Plan Certification You can deduct soil and water conservation expenses only if they are consistent with a plan approved by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of the Department of Agriculture. Can i refile my taxes If no such plan exists, the expenses must be consistent with a soil conservation plan of a comparable state agency. Can i refile my taxes Keep a copy of the plan with your books and records to support your deductions. Can i refile my taxes Conservation plan. Can i refile my taxes   A conservation plan includes the farming conservation practices approved for the area where your farmland is located. Can i refile my taxes There are three types of approved plans. Can i refile my taxes NRCS individual site plans. Can i refile my taxes These plans are issued individually to farmers who request assistance from NRCS to develop a conservation plan designed specifically for their farmland. Can i refile my taxes NRCS county plans. Can i refile my taxes These plans include a listing of farm conservation practices approved for the county where the farmland is located. Can i refile my taxes You can deduct expenses for conservation practices not included on the NRCS county plans only if the practice is a part of an individual site plan. Can i refile my taxes Comparable state agency plans. Can i refile my taxes These plans are approved by state agencies and can be approved individual site plans or county plans. Can i refile my taxes   A list of NRCS conservation programs is available at www. Can i refile my taxes nrcs. Can i refile my taxes usda. Can i refile my taxes gov/programs. Can i refile my taxes Individual site plans can be obtained from NRCS offices and the comparable state agencies. Can i refile my taxes Conservation Expenses You can deduct conservation expenses only for land you or your tenant are using, or have used in the past, for farming. Can i refile my taxes These expenses include, but are not limited to, the following. Can i refile my taxes The treatment or movement of earth, such as: Leveling, Conditioning, Grading, Terracing, Contour furrowing, and Restoration of soil fertility. Can i refile my taxes The construction, control, and protection of: Diversion channels, Drainage ditches, Irrigation ditches, Earthen dams, and Watercourses, outlets, and ponds. Can i refile my taxes The eradication of brush. Can i refile my taxes The planting of windbreaks. Can i refile my taxes You cannot deduct expenses to drain or fill wetlands, or to prepare land for center pivot irrigation systems, as soil and water conservation expenses. Can i refile my taxes These expenses are added to the basis of the land. Can i refile my taxes If you choose to deduct soil and water conservation expenses, you cannot exclude from gross income any cost-sharing payments you receive for those expenses. Can i refile my taxes See chapter 3 for information about payments eligible for the cost-sharing exclusion. Can i refile my taxes New farm or farmland. Can i refile my taxes   If you acquire a new farm or new farmland from someone who was using it in farming immediately before you acquired the land, soil and water conservation expenses you incur on it will be treated as made on land used in farming at the time the expenses were paid or incurred. Can i refile my taxes You can deduct soil and water conservation expenses for this land if your use of it is substantially a continuation of its use in farming. Can i refile my taxes The new farming activity does not have to be the same as the old farming activity. Can i refile my taxes For example, if you buy land that was used for grazing cattle and then prepare it for use as an apple orchard, you can deduct your conservation expenses. Can i refile my taxes Land not used for farming. Can i refile my taxes   If your conservation expenses benefit both land that does not qualify as land used for farming and land that does qualify, you must allocate the expenses between the two types of land. Can i refile my taxes For example, if the expenses benefit 200 acres of your land, but only 120 acres of this land are used for farming, then you can deduct 60% (120 ÷ 200) of the expenses. Can i refile my taxes You can use another method to allocate these expenses if you can clearly show that your method is more reasonable. Can i refile my taxes Depreciable conservation assets. Can i refile my taxes   You generally cannot deduct your expenses for depreciable conservation assets. Can i refile my taxes However, you can deduct certain amounts you pay or incur for an assessment for depreciable property that a soil and water conservation or drainage district levies against your farm. Can i refile my taxes See Assessment for Depreciable Property , later. Can i refile my taxes   You must capitalize expenses to buy, build, install, or improve depreciable structures or facilities. Can i refile my taxes These expenses include those for materials, supplies, wages, fuel, hauling, and moving dirt when making structures such as tanks, reservoirs, pipes, culverts, canals, dams, wells, or pumps composed of masonry, concrete, tile, metal, or wood. Can i refile my taxes You recover your capital investment through annual allowances for depreciation. Can i refile my taxes   You can deduct soil and water conservation expenses for nondepreciable earthen items. Can i refile my taxes Nondepreciable earthen items include certain dams, ponds, and terraces described under Property Having a Determinable Useful Life in chapter 7. Can i refile my taxes Water well. Can i refile my taxes   You cannot deduct the cost of drilling a water well for irrigation and other agricultural purposes as a soil and water conservation expense. Can i refile my taxes It is a capital expense. Can i refile my taxes You recover your cost through depreciation. Can i refile my taxes You also must capitalize your cost for drilling a test hole. Can i refile my taxes If the test hole produces no water and you continue drilling, the cost of the test hole is added to the cost of the producing well. Can i refile my taxes You can recover the total cost through depreciation deductions. Can i refile my taxes   If a test hole, dry hole, or dried-up well (resulting from prolonged lack of rain, for instance) is abandoned, you can deduct your unrecovered cost in the year of abandonment. Can i refile my taxes Abandonment means that all economic benefits from the well are terminated. Can i refile my taxes For example, filling or sealing a well excavation or casing so that all economic benefits from the well are terminated constitutes an abandonment. Can i refile my taxes Endangered species recovery expenses. Can i refile my taxes   If you are in the business of farming and meet other specific requirements, you can choose to deduct the conservation expenses discussed earlier as endangered species recovery expenses. Can i refile my taxes Otherwise, these are capital expenses that must be added to the basis of the land. Can i refile my taxes   The expenses must be paid or incurred for the purpose of achieving site-specific management actions recommended in a recovery plan approved under section 4(f) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Can i refile my taxes See Internal Revenue Code section 175 for more information. Can i refile my taxes Assessment by Conservation District In some localities, a soil or water conservation or drainage district incurs expenses for soil or water conservation and levies an assessment against the farmers who benefit from the expenses. Can i refile my taxes You can deduct as a conservation expense amounts you pay or incur for the part of an assessment that: Covers expenses you could deduct if you had paid them directly, or Covers expenses for depreciable property used in the district's business. Can i refile my taxes Assessment for Depreciable Property You generally can deduct as a conservation expense amounts you pay or incur for the part of a conservation or drainage district assessment that covers expenses for depreciable property. Can i refile my taxes This includes items such as pumps, locks, concrete structures (including dams and weir gates), draglines, and similar equipment. Can i refile my taxes The depreciable property must be used in the district's soil and water conservation activities. Can i refile my taxes However, the following limits apply to these assessments. Can i refile my taxes The total assessment limit. Can i refile my taxes The yearly assessment limit. Can i refile my taxes After you apply these limits, the amount you can deduct is added to your other conservation expenses for the year. Can i refile my taxes The total for these expenses is then subject to the 25% of gross income from farming limit on the deduction, discussed later. Can i refile my taxes See Table 5-1 for a brief summary of these limits. Can i refile my taxes Table 5-1. Can i refile my taxes Limits on Deducting an Assessment by a Conservation District for Depreciable Property Total Limit on Deduction for Assessment for Depreciable Property Yearly Limit on Deduction for Assessment for Depreciable Property Yearly Limit for All Conservation Expenses 10% of: $500 + 10% of: 25% of: Total assessment against all members of the district for the property. Can i refile my taxes Your deductible share of the cost to the district for the property. Can i refile my taxes Your gross income from farming. Can i refile my taxes No one taxpayer can deduct more than 10% of the total assessment. Can i refile my taxes Any amount over 10% is a capital expense and is added to the basis of your land. Can i refile my taxes If an assessment is paid in installments, each payment must be prorated between the conservation expense and the capital expense. Can i refile my taxes If the amount you pay or incur for any year is more than the limit, you can deduct for that year only 10% of your deductible share of the cost. Can i refile my taxes You can deduct the remainder in equal amounts over the next 9 tax years. Can i refile my taxes Limit for all conservation expenses, including assessments for depreciable property. Can i refile my taxes Amounts greater than 25% can be carried to the following year and added to that year's expenses. Can i refile my taxes The total is then subject to the 25% of gross income from farming limit in that year. Can i refile my taxes To ensure your deduction is within the deduction limits, keep records to show the following. Can i refile my taxes The total assessment against all members of the district for the depreciable property. Can i refile my taxes Your deductible share of the cost to the district for the depreciable property. Can i refile my taxes Your gross income from farming. Can i refile my taxes Total assessment limit. Can i refile my taxes   You cannot deduct more than 10% of the total amount assessed to all members of the conservation or drainage district for the depreciable property. Can i refile my taxes This applies whether you pay the assessment in one payment or in installments. Can i refile my taxes If your assessment is more than 10% of the total amount assessed, both the following rules apply. Can i refile my taxes The amount over 10% is a capital expense and is added to the basis of your land. Can i refile my taxes If the assessment is paid in installments, each payment must be prorated between the conservation expense and the capital expense. Can i refile my taxes Yearly assessment limit. Can i refile my taxes   The maximum amount you can deduct in any one year is the total of 10% of your deductible share of the cost as explained earlier, plus $500. Can i refile my taxes If the amount you pay or incur is equal to or less than the maximum amount, you can deduct it in the year it is paid or incurred. Can i refile my taxes If the amount you pay or incur is more, you can deduct in that year only 10% of your deductible share of the cost. Can i refile my taxes You can deduct the remainder in equal amounts over the next 9 tax years. Can i refile my taxes Your total conservation expense deduction for each year is also subject to the 25% of gross income from farming limit on the deduction, discussed later. Can i refile my taxes Example 1. Can i refile my taxes This year, the soil conservation district levies and you pay an assessment of $2,400 against your farm. Can i refile my taxes Of the assessment, $1,500 is for digging drainage ditches. Can i refile my taxes You can deduct this part as a soil or conservation expense as if you had paid it directly. Can i refile my taxes The remaining $900 is for depreciable equipment to be used in the district's irrigation activities. Can i refile my taxes The total amount assessed by the district against all its members for the depreciable equipment is $7,000. Can i refile my taxes The total amount you can deduct for the depreciable equipment is limited to 10% of the total amount assessed by the district against all its members for depreciable equipment, or $700. Can i refile my taxes The $200 excess ($900 − $700) is a capital expense you must add to the basis of your farm. Can i refile my taxes To figure the maximum amount you can deduct for the depreciable equipment this year, multiply your deductible share of the total assessment ($700) by 10%. Can i refile my taxes Add $500 to the result for a total of $570. Can i refile my taxes Your deductible share, $700, is greater than the maximum amount deductible in one year, so you can deduct only $70 of the amount you paid or incurred for depreciable property this year (10% of $700). Can i refile my taxes You can deduct the balance at the rate of $70 a year over the next 9 years. Can i refile my taxes You add $70 to the $1,500 portion of the assessment for drainage ditches. Can i refile my taxes You can deduct $1,570 of the $2,400 assessment as a soil and water conservation expense this year, subject to the 25% of gross income from farming limit on the deduction, discussed later. Can i refile my taxes Example 2. Can i refile my taxes Assume the same facts in Example 1 except that $1,850 of the $2,400 assessment is for digging drainage ditches and $550 is for depreciable equipment. Can i refile my taxes The total amount assessed by the district against all its members for depreciable equipment is $5,500. Can i refile my taxes The total amount you can deduct for the depreciable equipment is limited to 10% of this amount, or $550. Can i refile my taxes The maximum amount you can deduct this year for the depreciable equipment is $555 (10% of your deductible share of the total assessment, $55, plus $500). Can i refile my taxes Since your deductible share is less than the maximum amount deductible in one year, you can deduct the entire $550 this year. Can i refile my taxes You can deduct the entire assessment, $2,400, as a soil and water conservation expense this year, subject to the 25% of gross income from farming limit on the deduction, discussed below. Can i refile my taxes Sale or other disposal of land during 9-year period. Can i refile my taxes   If you dispose of the land during the 9-year period for deducting conservation expenses subject to the yearly limit, any amounts you have not yet deducted because of this limit are added to the basis of the property. Can i refile my taxes Death of farmer during 9-year period. Can i refile my taxes   If a farmer dies during the 9-year period, any remaining amounts not yet deducted are deducted in the year of death. Can i refile my taxes 25% Limit on Deduction The total deduction for conservation expenses in any tax year is limited to 25% of your gross income from farming for the year. Can i refile my taxes Gross income from farming. Can i refile my taxes   Gross income from farming is the income you derive in the business of farming from the production of crops, fish, fruits, other agricultural products, or livestock. Can i refile my taxes Gains from sales of draft, breeding, or dairy livestock are included. Can i refile my taxes Gains from sales of assets such as farm machinery, or from the disposition of land, are not included. Can i refile my taxes Carryover of deduction. Can i refile my taxes   If your deductible conservation expenses in any year are more than 25% of your gross income from farming for that year, you can carry the unused deduction over to later years. Can i refile my taxes However, the deduction in any later year is limited to 25% of the gross income from farming for that year as well. Can i refile my taxes Example. Can i refile my taxes In 2012, you have gross income of $32,000 from two farms. Can i refile my taxes During the year, you incurred $10,000 of deductible soil and water conservation expenses for one of the farms. Can i refile my taxes However, your deduction is limited to 25% of $32,000, or $8,000. Can i refile my taxes The $2,000 excess ($10,000 − $8,000) is carried over to 2013 and added to deductible soil and water conservation expenses made in that year. Can i refile my taxes The total of the 2012 carryover plus 2013 expenses is deductible in 2013, subject to the limit of 25% of your gross income from farming in 2013. Can i refile my taxes Any expenses over the limit in that year are carried to 2014 and later years. Can i refile my taxes Net operating loss. Can i refile my taxes   The deduction for soil and water conservation expenses, after applying the 25% limit, is included when figuring a net operating loss (NOL) for the year. Can i refile my taxes If the NOL is carried to another year, the soil and water conservation deduction included in the NOL is not subject to the 25% limit in the year to which it is carried. Can i refile my taxes When to Deduct or Capitalize If you choose to deduct soil and water conservation expenses, you must deduct the total allowable amount on your tax return for the first year you pay or incur these expenses. Can i refile my taxes If you do not choose to deduct the expenses, you must capitalize them. Can i refile my taxes Change of method. Can i refile my taxes   If you want to change your method for the treatment of soil and water conservation expenses, or you want to treat the expenses for a particular project or a single farm in a different manner, you must get the approval of the IRS. Can i refile my taxes To get this approval, submit a written request by the due date of your return for the first tax year you want the new method to apply. Can i refile my taxes You or your authorized representative must sign the request. Can i refile my taxes   The request must include the following information. Can i refile my taxes Your name and address. Can i refile my taxes The first tax year the method or change of method is to apply. Can i refile my taxes Whether the method or change of method applies to all your soil and water conservation expenses or only to those for a particular project or farm. Can i refile my taxes If the method or change of method does not apply to all your expenses, identify the project or farm to which the expenses apply. Can i refile my taxes The total expenses you paid or incurred in the first tax year the method or change of method is to apply. Can i refile my taxes A statement that you will account separately in your books for the expenses to which this method or change of method relates. Can i refile my taxes Send your request to the following  address. Can i refile my taxes  Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Center Cincinnati, OH 45999  For more information, see Change in  Accounting Method in chapter 2. Can i refile my taxes Sale of a Farm If you sell your farm, you cannot adjust the basis of the land at the time of the sale for any unused carryover of soil and water conservation expenses (except for deductions of assessments for depreciable property, discussed earlier). Can i refile my taxes However, if you acquire another farm and return to the business of farming, you can start taking deductions again for the unused carryovers. Can i refile my taxes Gain on sale of farmland. Can i refile my taxes   If you held the land 5 years or less before you sold it, gain on the sale of the land is treated as ordinary income up to the amount you previously deducted for soil and water conservation expenses. Can i refile my taxes If you held the land less than 10 but more than 5 years, the gain is treated as ordinary income up to a specified percentage of the previous deductions. Can i refile my taxes See Section 1252 property under Other Gains in chapter 9. 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