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If I sell my Bread and Breakfast in La Ventana Baja CA. What

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If I sell my Bread and Breakfast in La Ventana Baja CA. What are the tax obligations to bring the money to California
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 3 years ago.

LEV :

Hi and welcome to Just Answer!
If you are US citizen or US resident for tax purposes - you need to report the sale transaction on your US tax return.
The fact of transferring the money to the US by itself would not trigger any tax liability.

LEV :

You need (1) start with the list of assets (2) allocate the sale price to each asset (3) calculate the gain separately for each asset.


The gain for each asset = (selling price) - (basis).
The basis is mainly your purchase price of the asset (assuming the asset was purchased) adjusted by improvements and some other expenses.
The gain on sale of a real estate - assuming you owned it more than a year - will be taxed at reduced rate - not more than 15%. However you might be required to recapture depreciation which will be taxed at higher tax rate.


If the same income is taxable in the US and abroad – you may claim a credit for foreign taxes paid – but not more than your US tax liability on that income.

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Hi LEV

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Hi Lev This information is going to help allot thank you Can I contact you again if I have more questions about this matter

LEV :

I will help you to estimate your tax liability if needed.
Please also consider installment sale - that is reported differently and might defer and reduce your overall tax liability.


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You are welcome. I am glad to be helpful.

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