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Free ez tax form Topics - This chapter discusses: Capital assets Noncapital assets Sales and exchanges between  related persons Other dispositions Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 550 Investment Income and Expenses Form (and Instructions) Schedule D (Form 1040) Capital Gains and Losses 4797 Sales of Business Property 8594 Asset Acquisition Statement Under Section 1060 8949 Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets See chapter 5 for information about getting publications and forms. Free ez tax form Capital Assets Almost everything you own and use for personal purposes, pleasure, or investment is a capital asset. Free ez tax form For exceptions, see Noncapital Assets, later. Free ez tax form The following items are examples of capital assets. Free ez tax form Stocks and bonds. Free ez tax form A home owned and occupied by you and your family. Free ez tax form Timber grown on your home property or investment property, even if you make casual sales of the timber. 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Free ez tax form Goodwill or going concern value could, under any circumstances, attach to them. Free ez tax form The use of the assets would constitute an active trade or business under section 355 of the Internal Revenue Code. Free ez tax form   The residual method provides for the consideration to be reduced first by the amount of Class I assets (defined below). Free ez tax form The consideration remaining after this reduction must be allocated among the various business assets in a certain order. Free ez tax form See Classes of assets next for the complete order. Free ez tax form Classes of assets. Free ez tax form   The following definitions are the classifications for deemed or actual asset acquisitions. Free ez tax form Allocate the consideration among the assets in the following order. Free ez tax form The amount allocated to an asset, other than a Class VII asset, cannot exceed its fair market value on the purchase date. 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Free ez tax form   This tax treatment does not apply if the transfer is directly or indirectly between you and a related person as defined earlier in the list under Nondeductible Loss, with the following changes. Free ez tax form Members of your family include your spouse, ancestors, and lineal descendants, but not your brothers, sisters, half-brothers, or half-sisters. Free ez tax form Substitute “25% or more” ownership for “more than 50%. Free ez tax form ”   If you fit within the definition of a related person independent of family status, the brother-sister exception in (1), earlier, does not apply. Free ez tax form For example, a transfer between a brother and a sister as beneficiary and fiduciary of the same trust is a transfer between related persons. Free ez tax form The brother-sister exception does not apply because the trust relationship is independent of family status. 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Free ez tax form Farmers who cut timber on their land and sell it as logs, firewood, or pulpwood usually have no cost or other basis for that timber. Free ez tax form These sales constitute a very minor part of their farm businesses. Free ez tax form In these cases, amounts realized from such sales, and the expenses of cutting, hauling, etc. Free ez tax form , are ordinary farm income and expenses reported on Schedule F (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Farming. Free ez tax form Different rules apply if you owned the timber longer than 1 year and elect to either: Treat timber cutting as a sale or exchange, or Enter into a cutting contract. Free ez tax form Timber is considered cut on the date when, in the ordinary course of business, the quantity of felled timber is first definitely determined. Free ez tax form This is true whether the timber is cut under contract or whether you cut it yourself. Free ez tax form Under the rules discussed below, disposition of the timber is treated as a section 1231 transaction. Free ez tax form See chapter 3. Free ez tax form Gain or loss is reported on Form 4797. Free ez tax form Christmas trees. Free ez tax form   Evergreen trees, such as Christmas trees, that are more than 6 years old when severed from their roots and sold for ornamental purposes are included in the term timber. Free ez tax form They qualify for both rules discussed below. Free ez tax form Election to treat cutting as a sale or exchange. Free ez tax form   Under the general rule, the cutting of timber results in no gain or loss. Free ez tax form It is not until a sale or exchange occurs that gain or loss is realized. Free ez tax form But if you owned or had a contractual right to cut timber, you can elect to treat the cutting of timber as a section 1231 transaction in the year the timber is cut. Free ez tax form Even though the cut timber is not actually sold or exchanged, you report your gain or loss on the cutting for the year the timber is cut. Free ez tax form Any later sale results in ordinary business income or loss. Free ez tax form See Example, later. Free ez tax form   To elect this treatment, you must: Own or hold a contractual right to cut the timber for a period of more than 1 year before it is cut, and Cut the timber for sale or for use in your trade or business. Free ez tax form Making the election. Free ez tax form   You make the election on your return for the year the cutting takes place by including in income the gain or loss on the cutting and including a computation of the gain or loss. Free ez tax form You do not have to make the election in the first year you cut timber. Free ez tax form You can make it in any year to which the election would apply. Free ez tax form If the timber is partnership property, the election is made on the partnership return. 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Free ez tax form   Outright sales of timber by landowners qualify for capital gains treatment using rules similar to the rules for certain disposal of timber under a contract with retained economic interest (defined below). Free ez tax form However, for outright sales, the date of disposal is not deemed to be the date the timber is cut because the landowner can elect to treat the payment date as the date of disposal (see below). Free ez tax form Cutting contract. Free ez tax form   You must treat the disposal of standing timber under a cutting contract as a section 1231 transaction if all the following apply to you. Free ez tax form You are the owner of the timber. Free ez tax form You held the timber longer than 1 year before its disposal. Free ez tax form You kept an economic interest in the timber. Free ez tax form   You have kept an economic interest in standing timber if, under the cutting contract, the expected return on your investment is conditioned on the cutting of the timber. Free ez tax form   The difference between the amount realized from the disposal of the timber and its adjusted basis for depletion is treated as gain or loss on its sale. Free ez tax form Include this amount on Form 4797 along with your other section 1231 gains or losses to figure whether it is treated as capital or ordinary gain or loss. Free ez tax form Date of disposal. Free ez tax form   The date of disposal is the date the timber is cut. Free ez tax form However, for outright sales by landowners or if you receive payment under the contract before the timber is cut, you can elect to treat the date of payment as the date of disposal. Free ez tax form   This election applies only to figure the holding period of the timber. Free ez tax form It has no effect on the time for reporting gain or loss (generally when the timber is sold or exchanged). Free ez tax form   To make this election, attach a statement to the tax return filed by the due date (including extensions) for the year payment is received. Free ez tax form The statement must identify the advance payments subject to the election and the contract under which they were made. Free ez tax form   If you timely filed your return for the year you received payment without making the election, you still can make the election by filing an amended return within 6 months after the due date for that year's return (excluding extensions). Free ez tax form Attach the statement to the amended return and write “Filed pursuant to section 301. Free ez tax form 9100-2” at the top of the statement. Free ez tax form File the amended return at the same address the original return was filed. Free ez tax form Owner. 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Free ez tax form Precious Metals and Stones, Stamps, and Coins Gold, silver, gems, stamps, coins, etc. Free ez tax form , are capital assets except when they are held for sale by a dealer. Free ez tax form Any gain or loss from their sale or exchange generally is a capital gain or loss. Free ez tax form If you are a dealer, the amount received from the sale is ordinary business income. Free ez tax form Coal and Iron Ore You must treat the disposal of coal (including lignite) or iron ore mined in the United States as a section 1231 transaction if both the following apply to you. Free ez tax form You owned the coal or iron ore longer than 1 year before its disposal. Free ez tax form You kept an economic interest in the coal or iron ore. Free ez tax form For this rule, the date the coal or iron ore is mined is considered the date of its disposal. 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Free ez tax form The expenses of making and administering the contract under which the coal or iron ore was disposed of and the expenses of preserving the economic interest kept under the contract are not allowed as deductions in figuring taxable income. Free ez tax form Rather, their total, along with the adjusted depletion basis, is deducted from the amount received to determine gain. Free ez tax form If the total of these expenses plus the adjusted depletion basis is more than the amount received, the result is a loss. Free ez tax form Special rule. Free ez tax form   The above treatment does not apply if you directly or indirectly dispose of the iron ore or coal to any of the following persons. Free ez tax form A related person whose relationship to you would result in the disallowance of a loss (see Nondeductible Loss under Sales and Exchanges Between Related Persons, earlier). Free ez tax form An individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company, or corporation owned or controlled directly or indirectly by the same interests that own or control your business. Free ez tax form Conversion Transactions Recognized gain on the disposition or termination of any position held as part of certain conversion transactions is treated as ordinary income. Free ez tax form This applies if substantially all your expected return is attributable to the time value of your net investment (like interest on a loan) and the transaction is any of the following. Free ez tax form An applicable straddle (generally, any set of offsetting positions with respect to personal property, including stock). Free ez tax form A transaction in which you acquire property and, at or about the same time, you contract to sell the same or substantially identical property at a specified price. Free ez tax form Any other transaction that is marketed and sold as producing capital gain from a transaction in which substantially all of your expected return is due to the time value of your net investment. Free ez tax form For more information, see chapter 4 of Publication 550. Free ez tax form Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
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Free ez tax form Index A Abandonment, Abandonment Accounting method Accrual, Accrual Method Cash, Cash Method Change in, Changes in Methods of Accounting Crop, Crop method. Free ez tax form Farm inventory, Farm Inventory Accounting periods, Introduction Accrual method of accounting, Accrual Method Additional Medicare Tax withholding, What's New for 2013, Additional Medicare Tax. Free ez tax form Adjusted basis for installment sale, Adjusted basis for installment sale purposes. Free ez tax form Adjusted basis of assets, Adjusted Basis Agricultural activity codes, Schedule F, Reminders Agricultural program payments, Agricultural Program Payments Agricultural structure, defined, Agricultural structure. Free ez tax form Alternative Depreciation System (ADS), Required use of ADS. Free ez tax form , ADS election. Free ez tax form Amortization Going into business, Business Start-Up Costs Reforestation expenses, Reforestation Costs Section 197 intangibles, Section 197 Intangibles Assessments By conservation district, Assessment by Conservation District Depreciable property, Assessment for Depreciable Property Assistance (see Tax help) Automobiles, depreciation, Limits for passenger automobiles. Free ez tax form B Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy. Free ez tax form Barter income, Barter income. Free ez tax form Basis Adjusted, Adjusted basis. Free ez tax form Installment sale, Adjusted basis for installment sale purposes. Free ez tax form Involuntary conversion, Basis for depreciation. Free ez tax form Like-kind exchange, Basis for depreciation. Free ez tax form Partner's basis, Property Distributed From a Partnership or Corporation Replacement property, Basis of replacement property. 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Free ez tax form Postponing casualty gain, Postponing Gain Postponing reporting crop insurance proceeds, Election to postpone reporting until the following year. Free ez tax form Section 179 expense deduction, How Do You Elect the Deduction? Electronic filing, Reminders Embryo transplants, Transplanted embryo. Free ez tax form Employer identification number, Reminders, Employer identification number (EIN). Free ez tax form Endangered species recovery expenses, Endangered species recovery expenses. Free ez tax form Environmental contamination, Soil or other environmental contamination. Free ez tax form Estimated tax Farm gross income, Gross Income From Farming Gross income, Gross Income Penalties, Estimated Tax Penalty for 2013 Exchanges Basis Like-kind, Like-Kind Exchanges Nontaxable, Nontaxable Exchanges Partially nontaxable, Partially Nontaxable Exchanges Taxable, Taxable Exchanges Like-kind, Like-Kind Exchanges Nontaxable, Like-Kind Exchanges Excise taxes Credit, Claiming a Credit Diesel fuel, Dyed Diesel Fuel and Dyed Kerosene Farming purposes, Fuels Used in Farming Home use of fuels, Fuels Used for Household Purposes or Other Than as a Fuel for Propulsion Engines Off-highway uses, Fuels Used in Off-Highway Business Use Refund, Claiming a Refund F Fair market value defined, Fair market value (FMV). Free ez tax form , Fair market value (FMV). Free ez tax form Family member Business expenses, Special rule for related persons. Free ez tax form Installment sale, Sale to a related person. 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