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I have sold my rental property for $410,000. I have found a

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I have sold my rental property for $410,000. I have found a property that I want to exchange but the price is $300,000.
So on Form 593-C I checked Part III Box 11. To fix the rental I incurred construction fees that were $80,000, as it was trashed. Realtor fees were $25,000.
Now, I need to know did I check the correct box or should I check Part II Box 3, which refers me to form 593-E? Does this apply to my situation or not or can you guide me further...
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Capital Gains and Losses
Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 2 months ago.

Hi, my name is Mark. I will be happy to help you with your questions.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 2 months ago.

It looks like you are setting up a 1031 exchange. There are specific steps that need to be followed involving a qualified intermediary.

Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 2 months ago.

Box 11 would be check if you are entering a 1031 Exchange. The $80,000 of construction fees would be added to the basis of the property. This would be added to your adjusted basis and reduce any potential gain. The realtor fees and other selling costs would also reduce any gain.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I would actually prefer to speak to you. However, am up at 3am Can you please call me tomorrow nite at 8 pm. (###) ###-#### thank you
Expert:  Mark Taylor replied 2 months ago.

What time zone are you in?

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