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Where do I input the stepped up basis for a property sold by a deceased shareholder?

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Shareholder dies and property held in the S-Corporation is sold. Where do I report his stepped up basis as of the date of death? I am not sure if it is reported under the dispositions on the corporate return (It only affects one shareholder, not the others) or is it reported on the individual return?
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There's no 754 election for S-corps. The decedent's estate has a step up in the basis of the stock, not the underlying assets. The transaction you describe, assuming the S-corp isn't filing a final return, isn't reported on either the 1120S or the 1041 or anyone's1040.

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There's no 754 election for S-corps. The decedent's estate has a step up in the basis of the stock, not the underlying assets. The transaction you describe, assuming the S-corp isn't filing a final return, isn't reported on either the 1120S or the 1041 or anyone's1040.

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Is this the right time to discuss why it isn't a good idea to put real property in a corp?

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The trust holds the assets.
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There is a step up in basis if the assets of the corp are sold in the year of death.
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"...Shareholder dies and property held in the S-Corporation is sold"

Per your statement, the CORP holds the assets, the *trust (first mention)* holds the stock.  BIG difference.

And thanks for the no vote.
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I guess this isn't a good time to discuss putting real property into a corp :wink::wink:
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LOL....guess not.  Perhaps I should edit that to add " /s".
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