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Real estate was purchased on tax sale, owner paid taxes, what form do I report the redeeming real estate on?

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blewis
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took option on back taxes purchase of real estate and owner paid the taxes before the option deadline.  How do I report the redeemed real estate. was originally reported on farm property sch f.

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Not sure what your state law is, but if you never took ownership of property, there probably was no deduciton for RE taxes paid on Schedule F to begin with.  Normally buyer just receives interest on the redemption of taxes which would go on Sch. B of course.  But since you deducted the payment of another persons property tax I suppose you would have to report on "Schedule F as refund of previously deducted expense.  Hope that was your question.

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Not sure what your state law is, but if you never took ownership of property, there probably was no deduciton for RE taxes paid on Schedule F to begin with.  Normally buyer just receives interest on the redemption of taxes which would go on Sch. B of course.  But since you deducted the payment of another persons property tax I suppose you would have to report on "Schedule F as refund of previously deducted expense.  Hope that was your question.

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