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I'm not sure if I need to file a Michigan tax return for 2008 or 2009 since she had no net Michigan income. For 2010, there is still no net Michigan income since the property sold at a loss.

Sorry, I know nothing about Michigan. I do wonder how you're calculating this loss since the starting point would be FMV when it was converted to rental, not her cost, which I assume was greater. Tack on depreciation while it was a rental and I have to wonder whether it declined enough in value during the rental to create a bottom line tax loss on the sale.

Phil
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