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Short Sale Seller’s Tax Break Ends 2013

Barbara Boxer's Letter From IRS about Short Sale Tax

When Does the Mortgage Debt Relief Act end? Will I owe taxes on my short sale?
Mortgage Debt Relief Act 2007 sunsets soon.

Is there Tax due after a short sale? Mortgage Debt Tax Relief To Sunset? When does the Short Sale Seller’s Tax Break End?

Troubled Sacramento homeowners who’s short sale closes after Dec.31, 2013  will still  get a break from their mortgage lenders, but could face a hefty tax bill next year after key provision that expires at the end of the year.

Homeowners who live in California  states, like California, where mortgages are non-recourse—that is, where they aren’t personally liable for the unpaid balance—may avoid the potential tax hit even if Congress doesn’t act, according to a letter sent by the Internal Revenue Service released by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D., Calif.) on Friday. So it is just too early to tell if there will actually be a California  Short Sale Tax.

The Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 currently allows some homeowners Facing foreclosure void paying taxes on certain relief that they receive on their mortgages. The IRS considers debt forgiveness to be a form of taxable income!   And  that means.

Certified Sacramento Short Sale Specialist Forth Hoyt reminds homeowners There is still time to do  a short sale, which may include a Sacramento area Short Sale relocation assistance or  Short Sale incentive from $3,000 to as high as $45,000, depending on their lender, loan amount and individual situation.

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More Questions About HAFA, HAFA Short Sale or Sacramento HAFA Short Sale Relocation Assistance? Contact us Today At Forth Hoyt’s Sacramento Short Sale Center  to learn about how and when the Short Sale Seller’s Tax Break Ends.

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