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Form 6198 is necessary when you have basis in your property, but a portion of that basis is not 'at risk' - this generally occurs when you have nonrecourse financing for your property. CLICK HERE
to read more.
Losses are carried over on form 8582, "Passive Activity Loss Limitations" from year to year. You can CLICK HERE
to read more about this topic.
If you prepare your own taxes using software, the software should automatically generate these forms.
If you are a non-citizen or non-resident, keep in mind you need to elect to treat this activity as effectively connected with a US trade or business. CLICK HERE
to read more.
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