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Filing amended tax returns 14. Filing amended tax returns   Penalties and Interest Table of Contents Penalties and interest may result from any of the following acts. Filing amended tax returns Failing to collect and pay over tax as the collecting agent (see Trust fund recovery penalty, later). Filing amended tax returns Failing to keep adequate records. Filing amended tax returns Failing to file returns. Filing amended tax returns Failing to pay taxes. Filing amended tax returns Filing returns late. Filing amended tax returns Filing false or fraudulent returns. Filing amended tax returns Paying taxes late. Filing amended tax returns Failing to make deposits. Filing amended tax returns Depositing taxes late. Filing amended tax returns Making false statements relating to tax. Filing amended tax returns Failing to register. Filing amended tax returns Misrepresenting that tax is excluded from the price of an article. Filing amended tax returns Failure to register. Filing amended tax returns   The penalty for failure to register if you are required to register, unless due to reasonable cause, is $10,000 for the initial failure, and then $1,000 each day thereafter you fail to register. Filing amended tax returns Claims. Filing amended tax returns   There are criminal penalties for false or fraudulent claims. Filing amended tax returns In addition, any person who files a refund claim, discussed earlier, for an excessive amount (without reasonable cause) may have to pay a penalty. Filing amended tax returns An excessive amount is the amount claimed that is more than the allowable amount. Filing amended tax returns The penalty is the greater of two times the excessive amount or $10. Filing amended tax returns Trust fund recovery penalty. Filing amended tax returns   If you provide taxable communications, air transportation services, or indoor tanning services, you have to collect excise taxes (as discussed earlier) from those persons who pay you for those services. Filing amended tax returns You must pay over these taxes to the U. Filing amended tax returns S. Filing amended tax returns Government. Filing amended tax returns   If you willfully fail to collect or pay over these taxes, or if you evade or defeat them in any way, the trust fund recovery penalty may apply. Filing amended tax returns Willfully means voluntarily, consciously, and intentionally. Filing amended tax returns The trust fund recovery penalty equals 100% of the taxes not collected or not paid over to the U. Filing amended tax returns S. Filing amended tax returns Government. Filing amended tax returns   The trust fund recovery penalty may be imposed on any person responsible for collecting, accounting for, and paying over these taxes. Filing amended tax returns If this person knows that these required actions are not taking place for whatever reason, the person is acting willfully. Filing amended tax returns Paying other expenses of the business instead of paying the taxes is willful behavior. Filing amended tax returns   A responsible person can be an officer or employee of a corporation, a partner or employee of a partnership, or any other person who had responsibility for certain aspects of the business and financial affairs of the employer (or business). Filing amended tax returns This may include accountants, trustees in bankruptcy, members of a board, banks, insurance companies, or sureties. Filing amended tax returns The responsible person could even be another corporation—in other words, anyone who has the duty and the ability to direct, account for, or pay over the money. Filing amended tax returns Having signature power on the business checking account could be a significant factor in determining responsibility. Filing amended tax returns Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Filing amended tax returns 4. Filing amended tax returns   Reporting Gains and Losses Table of Contents Introduction Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Information Returns Schedule D and Form 8949Long and Short Term Net Gain or Loss Treatment of Capital Losses Capital Gains Tax Rates Form 4797Mark-to-market election. Filing amended tax returns Introduction This chapter explains how to report capital gains and losses and ordinary gains and losses from sales, exchanges, and other dispositions of property. Filing amended tax returns Although this discussion refers to Schedule D (Form 1040) and Form 8949, many of the rules discussed here also apply to taxpayers other than individuals. Filing amended tax returns However, the rules for property held for personal use usually will not apply to taxpayers other than individuals. Filing amended tax returns Topics - This chapter discusses: Information returns Schedule D (Form 1040) Form 4797 Form 8949 Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 550 Investment Income and Expenses 537 Installment Sales Form (and Instructions) Schedule D (Form 1040) Capital Gains and Losses 1099-B Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions 1099-S Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions 4684 Casualties and Thefts 4797 Sales of Business Property 6252 Installment Sale Income 6781 Gains and Losses from Section 1256 Contracts and Straddles 8824 Like-Kind Exchanges 8949 Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets See chapter 5 for information about getting publications and forms. Filing amended tax returns Information Returns If you sell or exchange certain assets, you should receive an information return showing the proceeds of the sale. Filing amended tax returns This information is also provided to the IRS. Filing amended tax returns Form 1099-B. Filing amended tax returns   If you sold property, such as stocks, bonds, or certain commodities, through a broker, you should receive Form 1099-B, Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions, or a substitute statement from the broker. Filing amended tax returns Use the Form 1099-B or a substitute statement to complete Form 8949 and/or Schedule D. Filing amended tax returns Whether or not you receive 1099-B, you must report all taxable sales of stock, bonds, commodities, etc. Filing amended tax returns on Form 8949 and/or Schedule D, as applicable. Filing amended tax returns For more information on figuring gains and losses from these transactions, see chapter 4 in Publication 550. Filing amended tax returns For information on reporting the gains and losses, see the Instructions for Form 8949 and the Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040). Filing amended tax returns Form 1099-S. Filing amended tax returns   An information return must be provided on certain real estate transactions. Filing amended tax returns Generally, the person responsible for closing the transaction (the “real estate reporting person”) must report on Form 1099-S sales or exchanges of the following types of property. Filing amended tax returns Land (improved or unimproved), including air space. Filing amended tax returns An inherently permanent structure, including any residential, commercial, or industrial building. Filing amended tax returns A condominium unit and its related fixtures and common elements (including land). Filing amended tax returns Stock in a cooperative housing corporation. Filing amended tax returns If you sold or exchanged any of the above types of property, the “real estate reporting person” must give you a copy of Form 1099-S or a statement containing the same information as the Form 1099-S. Filing amended tax returns The “real estate reporting person” could include the buyer's attorney, your attorney, the title or escrow company, a mortgage lender, your broker, the buyer's broker, or the person acquiring the biggest interest in the property. Filing amended tax returns   For more information see chapter 4 in Publication 550. Filing amended tax returns Also, see the Instructions for Form 8949. Filing amended tax returns Schedule D and Form 8949 Form 8949. Filing amended tax returns   Individuals, corporations, and partnerships, use Form 8949 to report the following. Filing amended tax returns    Sales or exchanges of capital assets, including stocks, bonds, etc. Filing amended tax returns , and real estate (if not reported on another form or schedule such as Form 4684, 4797, 6252, 6781, or 8824). Filing amended tax returns Include these transactions even if you did not receive a Form 1099-B or 1099-S. Filing amended tax returns Gains from involuntary conversions (other than from casualty or theft) of capital assets not held for business or profit. Filing amended tax returns Nonbusiness bad debts. Filing amended tax returns   Individuals, If you are filing a joint return, complete as many copies of Form 8949 as you need to report all of your and your spouse's transactions. Filing amended tax returns You and your spouse may list your transactions on separate forms or you may combine them. Filing amended tax returns However, you must include on your Schedule D the totals from all Forms 8949 for both you and your spouse. Filing amended tax returns    Corporations and electing large partnerships also use Form 8949 to report their share of gain or loss from a partnership, S Corporation, estate or trust. Filing amended tax returns   Business entities meeting certain criteria, may have an exception to some of the normal requirements for completing Form 8949. Filing amended tax returns See the Instructions for Form 8949. Filing amended tax returns Schedule D. Filing amended tax returns    Use Schedule D (Form 1040) to figure the overall gain or loss from transactions reported on Form 8949, and to report certain transactions you do not have to report on Form 8949. Filing amended tax returns Before completing Schedule D, you may have to complete other forms as shown below. Filing amended tax returns    Complete all applicable lines of Form 8949 before completing lines 1b, 2, 3, 8b, 9, or 10 of your applicable Schedule D. Filing amended tax returns Enter on Schedule D the combined totals from all your Forms 8949. Filing amended tax returns For a sale, exchange, or involuntary conversion of business property, complete Form 4797 (discussed later). Filing amended tax returns For a like-kind exchange, complete Form 8824. Filing amended tax returns See Reporting the exchange under Like-Kind Exchanges in chapter 1. Filing amended tax returns For an installment sale, complete Form 6252. Filing amended tax returns See Publication 537. Filing amended tax returns For an involuntary conversion due to casualty or theft, complete Form 4684. Filing amended tax returns See Publication 547, Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts. Filing amended tax returns For a disposition of an interest in, or property used in, an activity to which the at-risk rules apply, complete Form 6198, At-Risk Limitations. Filing amended tax returns See Publication 925, Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules. Filing amended tax returns For a disposition of an interest in, or property used in, a passive activity, complete Form 8582, Passive Activity Loss Limitations. Filing amended tax returns See Publication 925. Filing amended tax returns For gains and losses from section 1256 contracts and straddles, complete Form 6781. Filing amended tax returns See Publication 550. Filing amended tax returns Personal-use property. Filing amended tax returns   Report gain on the sale or exchange of property held for personal use (such as your home) on Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040), as applicable. Filing amended tax returns Loss from the sale or exchange of property held for personal use is not deductible. Filing amended tax returns But if you had a loss from the sale or exchange of real estate held for personal use for which you received a Form 1099-S, report the transaction on Form 8949 and Schedule D, even though the loss is not deductible. Filing amended tax returns See the Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040) and the Instructions for Form 8949 for information on how to report the transaction. Filing amended tax returns Long and Short Term Where you report a capital gain or loss depends on how long you own the asset before you sell or exchange it. Filing amended tax returns The time you own an asset before disposing of it is the holding period. Filing amended tax returns If you received a Form 1099-B, (or substitute statement) box 1c may help you determine whether the gain or loss is short-term or long-term. Filing amended tax returns If you hold a capital asset 1 year or less, the gain or loss from its disposition is short term. Filing amended tax returns Report it in Part I of Form 8949 and/or Schedule D, as applicable. Filing amended tax returns If you hold a capital asset longer than 1 year, the gain or loss from its disposition is long term. Filing amended tax returns Report it in Part II of Form 8949 and/or Schedule D, as applicable. Filing amended tax returns   Table 4-1. Filing amended tax returns Do I Have a Short-Term or Long-Term Gain or Loss? IF you hold the property. Filing amended tax returns . Filing amended tax returns . Filing amended tax returns  THEN you have a. Filing amended tax returns . Filing amended tax returns . Filing amended tax returns 1 year or less, Short-term capital gain or  loss. Filing amended tax returns More than 1 year, Long-term capital gain or  loss. Filing amended tax returns These distinctions are essential to correctly arrive at your net capital gain or loss. Filing amended tax returns Capital losses are allowed in full against capital gains plus up to $3,000 of ordinary income. Filing amended tax returns See Capital Gains Tax Rates, later. Filing amended tax returns Holding period. Filing amended tax returns   To figure if you held property longer than 1 year, start counting on the day following the day you acquired the property. Filing amended tax returns The day you disposed of the property is part of your holding period. Filing amended tax returns Example. Filing amended tax returns If you bought an asset on June 19, 2012, you should start counting on June 20, 2012. Filing amended tax returns If you sold the asset on June 19, 2013, your holding period is not longer than 1 year, but if you sold it on June 20, 2013, your holding period is longer than 1 year. Filing amended tax returns Patent property. Filing amended tax returns   If you dispose of patent property, you generally are considered to have held the property longer than 1 year, no matter how long you actually held it. Filing amended tax returns For more information, see Patents in chapter 2. Filing amended tax returns Inherited property. Filing amended tax returns   If you inherit property, you are considered to have held the property longer than 1 year, regardless of how long you actually held it. Filing amended tax returns Installment sale. Filing amended tax returns   The gain from an installment sale of an asset qualifying for long-term capital gain treatment in the year of sale continues to be long term in later tax years. Filing amended tax returns If it is short term in the year of sale, it continues to be short term when payments are received in later tax years. Filing amended tax returns    The date the installment payment is received determines the capital gains rate that should be applied not the date the asset was sold under an installment contract. Filing amended tax returns Nontaxable exchange. Filing amended tax returns   If you acquire an asset in exchange for another asset and your basis for the new asset is figured, in whole or in part, by using your basis in the old property, the holding period of the new property includes the holding period of the old property. Filing amended tax returns That is, it begins on the same day as your holding period for the old property. Filing amended tax returns Example. Filing amended tax returns You bought machinery on December 4, 2012. Filing amended tax returns On June 4, 2013, you traded this machinery for other machinery in a nontaxable exchange. Filing amended tax returns On December 5, 2013, you sold the machinery you got in the exchange. Filing amended tax returns Your holding period for this machinery began on December 5, 2012. Filing amended tax returns Therefore, you held it longer than 1 year. Filing amended tax returns Corporate liquidation. Filing amended tax returns   The holding period for property you receive in a liquidation generally starts on the day after you receive it if gain or loss is recognized. Filing amended tax returns Profit-sharing plan. Filing amended tax returns   The holding period of common stock withdrawn from a qualified contributory profit-sharing plan begins on the day following the day the plan trustee delivered the stock to the transfer agent with instructions to reissue the stock in your name. Filing amended tax returns Gift. Filing amended tax returns   If you receive a gift of property and your basis in it is figured using the donor's basis, your holding period includes the donor's holding period. Filing amended tax returns For more information on basis, see Publication 551, Basis of Assets. Filing amended tax returns Real property. Filing amended tax returns   To figure how long you held real property, start counting on the day after you received title to it or, if earlier, the day after you took possession of it and assumed the burdens and privileges of ownership. Filing amended tax returns   However, taking possession of real property under an option agreement is not enough to start the holding period. Filing amended tax returns The holding period cannot start until there is an actual contract of sale. Filing amended tax returns The holding period of the seller cannot end before that time. Filing amended tax returns Repossession. Filing amended tax returns   If you sell real property but keep a security interest in it and then later repossess it, your holding period for a later sale includes the period you held the property before the original sale, as well as the period after the repossession. Filing amended tax returns Your holding period does not include the time between the original sale and the repossession. Filing amended tax returns That is, it does not include the period during which the first buyer held the property. Filing amended tax returns Nonbusiness bad debts. Filing amended tax returns   Nonbusiness bad debts are short-term capital losses. Filing amended tax returns For information on nonbusiness bad debts, see chapter 4 of Publication 550. Filing amended tax returns    Net Gain or Loss The totals for short-term capital gains and losses and the totals for long-term capital gains and losses must be figured separately. Filing amended tax returns Net short-term capital gain or loss. Filing amended tax returns   Combine your short-term capital gains and losses, including your share of short-term capital gains or losses from partnerships, S corporations, and fiduciaries and any short-term capital loss carryover. Filing amended tax returns Do this by adding all your short-term capital gains. Filing amended tax returns Then add all your short-term capital losses. Filing amended tax returns Subtract the lesser total from the other. Filing amended tax returns The result is your net short-term capital gain or loss. Filing amended tax returns Net long-term capital gain or loss. Filing amended tax returns   Follow the same steps to combine your long-term capital gains and losses. Filing amended tax returns Include the following items. Filing amended tax returns Net section 1231 gain from Part I, Form 4797, after any adjustment for nonrecaptured section 1231 losses from prior tax years. Filing amended tax returns Capital gain distributions from regulated investment companies (mutual funds) and real estate investment trusts. Filing amended tax returns Your share of long-term capital gains or losses from partnerships, S corporations, and fiduciaries. Filing amended tax returns Any long-term capital loss carryover. Filing amended tax returns The result from combining these items with other long-term capital gains and losses is your net long-term capital gain or loss. Filing amended tax returns Net gain. Filing amended tax returns   If the total of your capital gains is more than the total of your capital losses, the difference is taxable. Filing amended tax returns Different tax rates may apply to the part that is a net capital gain. Filing amended tax returns See Capital Gains Tax Rates, later. Filing amended tax returns Net loss. Filing amended tax returns   If the total of your capital losses is more than the total of your capital gains, the difference is deductible. Filing amended tax returns But there are limits on how much loss you can deduct and when you can deduct it. Filing amended tax returns See Treatment of Capital Losses, next. Filing amended tax returns    Treatment of Capital Losses If your capital losses are more than your capital gains, you can deduct the difference as a capital loss deduction even if you do not have ordinary income to offset it. Filing amended tax returns The yearly limit on the amount of the capital loss you can deduct is $3,000 ($1,500 if you are married and file a separate return). Filing amended tax returns Table 4-2. Filing amended tax returns Holding Period for Different Types of Acquisitions Type of acquisition: When your holding period starts: Stocks and bonds bought on a securities market Day after trading date you bought security. Filing amended tax returns Ends on trading date you sold security. Filing amended tax returns U. Filing amended tax returns S. Filing amended tax returns Treasury notes and bonds If bought at auction, day after notification of bid acceptance. Filing amended tax returns If bought through subscription, day after subscription was submitted. Filing amended tax returns Nontaxable exchanges Day after date you acquired old property. Filing amended tax returns Gift If your basis is giver's adjusted basis, same day as giver's holding period began. Filing amended tax returns If your basis is FMV, day after date of gift. Filing amended tax returns Real property bought Generally, day after date you received title to the property. Filing amended tax returns Real property repossessed Day after date you originally received title to the property, but does not include time between the original sale and date of repossession. Filing amended tax returns Capital loss carryover. Filing amended tax returns   Generally, you have a capital loss carryover if either of the following situations applies to you. Filing amended tax returns Your net loss is more than the yearly limit. Filing amended tax returns Your taxable income without your deduction for exemptions is less than zero. Filing amended tax returns If either of these situations applies to you for 2013, see Capital Losses under Reporting Capital Gains and Losses in chapter 4 of Publication 550 to figure the amount you can carryover to 2014. Filing amended tax returns Example. Filing amended tax returns Bob and Gloria Sampson sold property in 2013. Filing amended tax returns The sale resulted in a capital loss of $7,000. Filing amended tax returns The Sampsons had no other capital transactions. Filing amended tax returns On their joint 2013 return, the Sampsons deduct $3,000, the yearly limit. Filing amended tax returns They had taxable income of $2,000. Filing amended tax returns The unused part of the loss, $4,000 ($7,000 − $3,000), is carried over to 2014. Filing amended tax returns If the Sampsons' capital loss had been $2,000, it would not have been more than the yearly limit. Filing amended tax returns Their capital loss deduction would have been $2,000. Filing amended tax returns They would have no carryover to 2014. Filing amended tax returns Short-term and long-term losses. Filing amended tax returns   When you carry over a loss, it retains its original character as either long term or short term. Filing amended tax returns A short-term loss you carry over to the next tax year is added to short-term losses occurring in that year. Filing amended tax returns A long-term loss you carry over to the next tax year is added to long-term losses occurring in that year. Filing amended tax returns A long-term capital loss you carry over to the next year reduces that year's long-term gains before its short-term gains. Filing amended tax returns   If you have both short-term and long-term losses, your short-term losses are used first against your allowable capital loss deduction. Filing amended tax returns If, after using your short-term losses, you have not reached the limit on the capital loss deduction, use your long-term losses until you reach the limit. Filing amended tax returns To figure your capital loss carryover from 2013 to 2014 use the Capital Loss Carryover Worksheet in the 2013 Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040). Filing amended tax returns Joint and separate returns. Filing amended tax returns   On a joint return, the capital gains and losses of spouses are figured as the gains and losses of an individual. Filing amended tax returns If you are married and filing a separate return, your yearly capital loss deduction is limited to $1,500. Filing amended tax returns Neither you nor your spouse can deduct any part of the other's loss. Filing amended tax returns   If you and your spouse once filed separate returns and are now filing a joint return, combine your separate capital loss carryovers. Filing amended tax returns However, if you and your spouse once filed jointly and are now filing separately, any capital loss carryover from the joint return can be deducted only on the return of the spouse who actually had the loss. Filing amended tax returns Death of taxpayer. Filing amended tax returns   Capital losses cannot be carried over after a taxpayer's death. Filing amended tax returns They are deductible only on the final income tax return filed on the decedent's behalf. Filing amended tax returns The yearly limit discussed earlier still applies in this situation. Filing amended tax returns Even if the loss is greater than the limit, the decedent's estate cannot deduct the difference or carry it over to following years. Filing amended tax returns Corporations. Filing amended tax returns   A corporation can deduct capital losses only up to the amount of its capital gains. Filing amended tax returns In other words, if a corporation has a net capital loss, it cannot be deducted in the current tax year. Filing amended tax returns It must be carried to other tax years and deducted from capital gains occurring in those years. Filing amended tax returns For more information, see Publication 542. Filing amended tax returns Capital Gains Tax Rates The tax rates that apply to a net capital gain are generally lower than the tax rates that apply to other income. Filing amended tax returns These lower rates are called the maximum capital gains rates. Filing amended tax returns The term “net capital gain” means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss. Filing amended tax returns For 2013, the maximum tax rates for individuals are 0%, 15%, 20%, 25%, and 28%. Filing amended tax returns Also, individuals, use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Worksheet in the Instructions for Form 1040, or the Schedule D Tax Computation Worksheet in the Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040) (whichever applies) to figure your tax if you have qualified dividends or net capital gain. Filing amended tax returns For more information, see chapter 4 of Publication 550. Filing amended tax returns Also see the Instructions for Schedule D (Form 1040). Filing amended tax returns Unrecaptured section 1250 gain. Filing amended tax returns   Generally, this is the part of any long-term capital gain on section 1250 property (real property) that is due to depreciation. Filing amended tax returns Unrecaptured section 1250 gain cannot be more than the net section 1231 gain or include any gain otherwise treated as ordinary income. Filing amended tax returns Use the worksheet in the Schedule D instructions to figure your unrecaptured section 1250 gain. Filing amended tax returns For more information about section 1250 property and net section 1231 gain, see chapter 3. Filing amended tax returns Form 4797 Use Form 4797 to report: The sale or exchange of: Property used in your trade or business; Depreciable and amortizable property; Oil, gas, geothermal, or other mineral properties; and Section 126 property. Filing amended tax returns The involuntary conversion (from other than casualty or theft) of property used in your trade or business and capital assets held in connection with a trade or business or a transaction entered into for profit. Filing amended tax returns The disposition of noncapital assets (other than inventory or property held primarily for sale to customers in the ordinary course of your trade or business). Filing amended tax returns The disposition of capital assets not reported on Schedule D. Filing amended tax returns The gain or loss (including any related recapture) for partners and S corporation shareholders from certain section 179 property dispositions by partnerships (other than electing large partnerships) and S corporations. Filing amended tax returns The computation of recapture amounts under sections 179 and 280F(b)(2) when the business use of section 179 or listed property decreases to 50% or less. Filing amended tax returns Gains or losses treated as ordinary gains or losses, if you are a trader in securities or commodities and made a mark-to-market election under Internal Revenue Code section 475(f). Filing amended tax returns You can use Form 4797 with Form 1040, 1065, 1120, or 1120S. Filing amended tax returns Section 1231 gains and losses. Filing amended tax returns   Show any section 1231 gains and losses in Part I. Filing amended tax returns Carry a net gain to Schedule D (Form 1040) as a long-term capital gain. Filing amended tax returns Carry a net loss to Part II of Form 4797 as an ordinary loss. Filing amended tax returns   If you had any nonrecaptured net section 1231 losses from the preceding 5 tax years, reduce your net gain by those losses and report the amount of the reduction as an ordinary gain in Part II. Filing amended tax returns Report any remaining gain on Schedule D (Form 1040). Filing amended tax returns See Section 1231 Gains and Losses in chapter 3. Filing amended tax returns Ordinary gains and losses. Filing amended tax returns   Show any ordinary gains and losses in Part II. Filing amended tax returns This includes a net loss or a recapture of losses from prior years figured in Part I of Form 4797. Filing amended tax returns It also includes ordinary gain figured in Part III. Filing amended tax returns Mark-to-market election. Filing amended tax returns   If you made a mark-to-market election, you should report all gains and losses from trading as ordinary gains and losses in Part II of Form 4797, instead of as capital gains and losses on Form 8949 and Schedule D (Form 1040). Filing amended tax returns See the Instructions for Form 4797. Filing amended tax returns Also see Special Rules for Traders in Securities, in chapter 4 of Publication 550. Filing amended tax returns Ordinary income from depreciation. Filing amended tax returns   Figure the ordinary income from depreciation on personal property and additional depreciation on real property (as discussed in chapter 3) in Part III. Filing amended tax returns Carry the ordinary income to Part II of Form 4797 as an ordinary gain. Filing amended tax returns Carry any remaining gain to Part I as section 1231 gain, unless it is from a casualty or theft. Filing amended tax returns Carry any remaining gain from a casualty or theft to Form 4684. 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