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A lot of divorce decrees fail to mention the splitting of taxes at the sale of the home.
The old rules of rolling over a home to avoid capital gains no longer apply. Now you get a capital gains exclusion. So when you sell that home, I assume the settlement has you splitting the capital gain (profits) from the home.
You will be able to exclude up to 250,000 of your capital gains from taxes, depending on how long you lived there. Any amount in excess of the exclusion would be taxable at 15%.
So you would take half the gain and apply your exclusion.
The maximum exclusion is 250,000 if you lived in the home for 2 of the past 5 years while also owning it. If you lived there less, because a divorce is an exception, you would take a proportional exclusion based on the number of months you lived in and owned the home as you primary residence. Most likely unless this is a really big home, you will not actually pay any capital gains; i mention it because it is part of the rules for what is possible.
Day care expenses, sorry, you can not claim them...yes you are done there.
The 5625 is correct: but remember, medical expense includes:
insurance premium for dental medical and hospitalization
mileage to and from doctors,hospitals, pharmacies, and clinics
doctor visits, dental visits, acupuncture, hypnotism, chiropractor, etc.