Tag Archives: appraisal

2010 Estate Reporting Form 8939 is Due Nov. 15

Courtesy of  IRS [TaxMama note: this applies deaths that took place in 2010. Even if you don’t think your family has an estate – PAY ATTENTION! If you don’t file the paperwork to establish the value of home, stocks or other assets owned by the person who died, you may end up with a tax […]

Value of Timeshare

Today TaxMama hears from Haley in the TaxQuips Forum, who is working on an Offer in Compromise. “Is there a method for obtaining a fair market value (FMV) for a Time Share property? I would hate to report the full purchase as the FMV on the 433-A, but don’t know any other way to value the […]

Donating Real Estate

Today TaxMama hears from Peggi in the TaxQuips Forum, with this problem. “I have a rental house that is in a distressed area.  I cannot get it rented, it keeps getting broken into.  I can donate the house to the LRA for a tax credit.  Would this be more beneficial than trying to sell it […]