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What would the federal and state taxes be on a second home

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What would the federal and state taxes be on a second home purchased in Colorado in 1982 and sold in 2015
with a tax basis of $20,000
And the sales price of $510,000
The home seller has ordinary income of $20,000 per year and is 87 years old
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I already entered my credit card information and when I went to enter my email address the screen locked up and wouldn't let me complete that portion of the standard where to send the answer to section.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My email address is fmartinezesq@
For some reason it said that was an incorrect or nonexistent email address but that is simply inaccurate
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Expert:  Barbara replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you today.Based on the information contained in your question, you would have no federal or CO state tax liability for the sale.As to federal, you are in the 15% tax bracket because of your income and your capital gains tax would be zero.As to CO, property bought before 1994 or held for 5 yrs has no CO capital gains tax.Please let me know if you require further information or clarification.Thank you and best regards,Barb
Expert:  Barbara replied 2 years ago.
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