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Tax question about Form 982 – Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness?

Could someone please explain line 10a? Line 10a. In the case of a title 11 case or insolvency (except when an election under section 108(b)(5) is made), the reduction in basis is limited to the aggregate of the basis of your property immediately after the discharge over the aggregate of your liabilities immediately after the discharge. (what does all that goop mean?) Also, what does it mean below by (other than qualified principal residence indebtedness) ? A nonbusiness debt (other than qualified principal residence indebtedness, such as a car loan or credit card debt) I had a Credit card cancel debt and two mortgages, one mortgage was a second mortgage on my main house, the other was a second mortgage on a rental. Any help with filling out this form is appreciated. … Read entire article »

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