The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Financial Planning / Tax Strategies

URL:  http://boards.fool.com/rental-property-loss-30536804.aspx

Subject:  Rental property loss? Date:  2/11/2013  4:14 PM
Author:  geocarw Number:  117731 of 121182

Single family rental house owned for 20+ years and fully depreciated. Hailstorm last spring necessitated replacement of entire roof. Insurance covered all but $200 of costs (Roofer $5400-5200 Insurance Co). I have read and re-read Form 4684-Casualties and Thefts and Instructions. I'm at a loss on how to complete SECTION B—Part I Lines 20 on. My attempt using TaxACT:

Line 20-adjusted property basis... zero(0)
Line 21-Insurance/reimbursement... $5200
Line 22-If gain (21 > 20 I'm done?

Where is the repair costs considered?

What am I missing?

George
Copyright 1996-2014 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us