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Reporting Capital 
Gains and Losses(p64)


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This section discusses how to report your capital gains and losses on Schedule D (Form 1040). Enter your sales and trades of stocks, bonds, etc., and real estate (if not reported on Form 4684, 4797, 6252, 6781, or 8824) on line 1 of Part I or line 8 of Part II, as appropriate. Include all these transactions even if you did not receive a Form 1099-B or 1099-S (or substitute statement). You can use Schedule D-1 as a continuation schedule to report more transactions.
Be sure to add all sales price entries in column (d) of lines 1 and 2 and enter the total on line 3. Also add all sales price entries in column (d) of lines 8 and 9 and enter the total on line 10. Then add the following amounts reported to you for 2008 on Forms 1099-B and Forms 1099-S (or on substitute statements):  
If this total is more than the total of lines 3 and 10, attach a statement to your return explaining the difference.
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Installment sales.(p64)


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You cannot use the installment method to report a gain from the sale of stock or securities traded on an established securities market. You must report the entire gain in the year of sale (the year in which the trade date occurs).
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At-risk rules.(p64)


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Special at-risk rules apply to most income-producing activities. These rules limit the amount of loss you can deduct to the amount you risk losing in the activity. The at-risk rules also apply to a loss from the sale or trade of an asset used in an activity to which the at-risk rules apply. For more information, see Publication 925, Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules. Use Form 6198, At-Risk Limitations, to figure the amount of loss you can deduct.
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Passive activity gains and losses.(p64)


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If you have gains or losses from a passive activity, you may also have to report them on Form 8582. In some cases, the loss may be limited under the passive activity rules. Refer to Form 8582 and its separate instructions for more information about reporting capital gains and losses from a passive activity.
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Form 1099-B transactions.(p64)


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If you sold property, such as stocks, bonds, or certain commodities, through a broker, you should receive Form 1099-B or an equivalent statement from the broker. Use the Form 1099-B or equivalent statement to complete Schedule D.
Report the gross proceeds shown in box 2 of Form 1099-B as the gross sales price in column (d) of either line 1 or line 8 of Schedule D, whichever applies. However, if the broker advises you, in box 2 of Form 1099-B, that gross proceeds (gross sales price) less commissions and option premiums were reported to the IRS, enter that net sales price in column (d) of either line 1 or line 8 of Schedule D, whichever applies.
If the net sales price is entered in column (d), do not include the commissions and option premiums in column (e).
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Section 1256 contracts and straddles.(p64)
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Use Form 6781 to report gains and losses from section 1256 contracts and straddles before entering these amounts on Schedule D. Include a copy of Form 6781 with your income tax return.
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Market discount bonds.(p64)
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Report the sale or trade of a market discount bond on Schedule D (Form 1040), line 1 or line 8. If the sale or trade results in a gain and you did not choose to include market discount in income currently, enter "Accrued Market Discount" on the next line in column (a) and the amount of the accrued market discount as a loss in column (f). Also report the amount of accrued market discount as interest income on Schedule B (Form 1040), line 1, and identify it as "Accrued Market Discount."
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Form 1099-CAP transactions.(p64)


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If a corporation in which you own stock has had a change in control or a substantial change in capital structure, you should receive Form 1099-CAP or an equivalent statement from the corporation. Use the Form 1099-CAP or equivalent statement to figure the gain to report on Schedule D (Form 1040). You cannot claim a loss on Schedule D (Form 1040) as a result of this transaction.
Report the aggregate amount received shown in box 2 of Form 1099-CAP as the gross sales price in column (d) of either line 1 or line 8 of Schedule D, whichever applies.
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Form 1099-S transactions.(p64)


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If you sold or traded reportable real estate, you generally should receive from the real estate reporting person a Form 1099-S, Proceeds From Real Estate Transactions, showing the gross proceeds.
"Reportable real estate" is defined as any present or future ownership interest in any of the following:
A "real estate reporting person" could include the buyer's attorney, your attorney, the title or escrow company, a mortgage lender, your broker, the buyer's broker, or the person acquiring the biggest interest in the property.
Your Form 1099-S will show the gross proceeds from the sale or exchange in box 2. Follow the instructions for Schedule D to report these transactions, and include them on line 1 or 8 as appropriate. However, report like-kind exchanges on Form 8824 instead.
It is unlawful for any real estate reporting person to separately charge you for complying with the requirement to file Form 1099-S.
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Nominees.(p65)


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If you receive gross proceeds as a nominee (that is, the gross proceeds are in your name but actually belong to someone else), report on Schedule D, lines 3 and 10, only the proceeds that belong to you. Then add the following amounts reported to you for 2008 on Forms 1099-B and 1099-S (or substitute statements) that you are not reporting on another form or schedule included with your return:
  1. Proceeds from transactions involving stocks, bonds, and other securities, and
  2. Gross proceeds from real estate transactions (other than the sale of your main home if you are not required to report it).
If the total of (1) and (2) is more than the total of lines 3 and 10, attach a statement to your return explaining the reason for the difference.
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File Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with the IRS.(p65)
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If you received gross proceeds as a nominee in 2008, you must file a Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S for those proceeds with the IRS. Send the Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S with a Form 1096, Annual Summary and Transmittal of U.S. Information Returns, to your Internal Revenue Service Center by March 2, 2009 (March 31, 2009, if you file Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S electronically). Give the actual owner of the proceeds Copy B of the Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S by February 17, 2009. On Form 1099-B, you should be listed as the "Payer." The other owner should be listed as the "Recipient." On Form 1099-S, you should be listed as the "Filer." The other owner should be listed as the "Transferor." You do not, however, have to file a Form 1099-B or Form 1099-S to show proceeds for your spouse. For more information about the reporting requirements and the penalties for failure to file (or furnish) certain information returns, see the General Instructions for Forms 1099, 1098, 5498, and W-2G.
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Sale of property bought at various times.(p65)


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If you sell a block of stock or other property that you bought at various times, report the short-term gain or loss from the sale on one line in Part I of Schedule D and the long-term gain or loss on one line in Part II. Enter "Various" in column (b) for the "Date acquired." See the Comprehensive Example later in this chapter.
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Sale expenses.(p65)


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Add to your cost or other basis any expense of sale such as broker's fees, commissions, state and local transfer taxes, and option premiums. Enter this adjusted amount in column (e) of either Part I or Part II of Schedule D, whichever applies, unless you reported the net sales price amount in column (d).
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Short-term gains and losses.(p65)


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Capital gain or loss on the sale or trade of investment property held 1 year or less is a short-term capital gain or loss. You report it in Part I of Schedule D. If the amount you report in column (f) is a loss, show it in parentheses.
You combine your share of short-term capital gain or loss from partnerships, S corporations, and fiduciaries, and any short-term capital loss carryover, with your other short-term capital gains and losses to figure your net short-term capital gain or loss on line 7 of Schedule D.
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Long-term gains and losses.(p65)


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A capital gain or loss on the sale or trade of investment property held more than 1 year is a long-term capital gain or loss. You report it in Part II of Schedule D. If the amount you report in column (f) is a loss, show it in parentheses.
You also report the following in Part II of Schedule D:
The result after combining these items with your other long-term capital gains and losses is your net long-term capital gain or loss (line 15 of Schedule D).
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Capital gain distributions only.(p65)
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You do not have to file Schedule D if both of the following are true.  
If both of the above statements are true, report your capital gain distributions directly on line 13 of Form 1040 and check the box on line 13. Also, use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions to figure your tax.
You can report your capital gain distributions on line 10 of Form 1040A, instead of on Form 1040, if both of the following are true.
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Total net gain or loss.(p66)


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To figure your total net gain or loss, combine your net short-term capital gain or loss (line 7) with your net long-term capital gain or loss (line 15). Enter the result on Schedule D, Part III, line 16. If your losses are more than your gains, see Capital Losses, next. If both lines 15 and 16 are gains and line 43 of Form 1040 is more than zero, see Capital Gain Tax Rates, later.
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Capital Losses(p66)


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If your capital losses are more than your capital gains, you can claim a capital loss deduction. Report the deduction on line 13 of Form 1040, enclosed in parentheses.
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Limit on deduction.(p66)


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Your allowable capital loss deduction, figured on Schedule D, is the lesser of: You can use your total net loss to reduce your income dollar for dollar, up to the $3,000 limit.
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Capital loss carryover.(p66)


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If you have a total net loss on line 16 of Schedule D that is more than the yearly limit on capital loss deductions, you can carry over the unused part to the next year and treat it as if you had incurred it in that next year. If part of the loss is still unused, you can carry it over to later years until it is completely used up.
When you figure the amount of any capital loss carryover to the next year, you must take the current year's allowable deduction into account, whether or not you claimed it and whether or not you filed a return for the current year.
When you carry over a loss, it remains long term or short term. A long-term capital loss you carry over to the next tax year will reduce that year's long-term capital gains before it reduces that year's short-term capital gains.
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Figuring your carryover.(p66)
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The amount of your capital loss carryover is the amount of your total net loss that is more than the lesser of:
  1. Your allowable capital loss deduction for the year, or
  2. Your taxable income increased by your allowable capital loss deduction for the year and your deduction for personal exemptions.
If your deductions are more than your gross income for the tax year, use your negative taxable income in computing the amount in item (2).
Complete Worksheet 4-1 to determine the part of your capital loss for 2008 that you can carry over to 2009.
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Example.(p66)

Bob and Gloria sold securities in 2008. The sales resulted in a capital loss of $7,000. They had no other capital transactions. Their taxable income was $26,000. On their joint 2008 return, they can deduct $3,000. The unused part of the loss, $4,000 ($7,000 − $3,000), can be carried over to 2009.
If their capital loss had been $2,000, their capital loss deduction would have been $2,000. They would have no carryover.
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Worksheet 4-1. Capital Loss Carryover Worksheet

Use this worksheet to figure your capital loss carryovers from 2008 to 2009 if Schedule D, line 21, is a loss and (a) that loss is a smaller loss than the loss on Schedule D, line 16, or (b) Form 1040, line 41, reduced by any amount on Form 8914, line 2, is less than zero. Otherwise, you do not have any carryovers.

1.Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 41. If a loss, enclose the amount in parentheses1.            
2.Did you file Form 8914 (to claim an exemption amount for housing a Midwestern displaced individual)?
Box No. Enter -0-.
Box Yes. Enter the amount from your Form 8914, line 2
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3.Subtract line 2 from line 1. If the result is less than zero, enclose it in parentheses3.            
4.Enter the loss from Schedule D, line 21, as a positive amount4.            
5.Combine lines 3 and 4. If zero or less, enter -0-5.            
6.Enter the smaller of line 4 or line 56.            
 If line 7 of Schedule D is a loss, go to line 7; otherwise, enter -0- on line 7and go to line 11.  
7.Enter the loss from Schedule D, line 7, as a positive amount7.            
8.Enter any gain from Schedule D, line 15. If a loss, enter -0-8.              
9.Add lines 6 and 89.            
10.Short-term capital loss carryover to 2009. Subtract line 9 from line 7. If zero or less, enter -0- 10.            
 If line 15 of Schedule D is a loss, go to line 11; otherwise, skip lines 11 through 15.  
11.Enter the loss from Schedule D, line 15, as a positive amount11.            
12.Enter any gain from Schedule D, line 712.              
13.Subtract line 7 from line 6. If zero or less, enter -0-13.              
14.Add lines 12 and 1314.            
15.Long-term capital loss carryover to 2009. Subtract line 14 from line 11. If zero or less, enter -0- 15.            
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Use short-term losses first.(p66)
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When you figure your capital loss carryover, use your short-term capital losses first, even if you incurred them after a long-term capital loss. If you have not reached the limit on the capital loss deduction after using the short-term capital losses, use the long-term capital losses until you reach the limit.
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Decedent's capital loss.(p66)
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A capital loss sustained by a decedent during his or her last tax year (or carried over to that year from an earlier year) can be deducted only on the final return filed for the decedent. The capital loss limits discussed earlier still apply in this situation. The decedent's estate cannot deduct any of the loss or carry it over to following years.
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Joint and separate returns.(p66)
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If you and your spouse once filed separate returns and are now filing a joint return, combine your separate capital loss carryovers. However, if you and your spouse once filed a joint return and are now filing separate returns, any capital loss carryover from the joint return can be deducted only on the return of the spouse who actually had the loss.
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Capital Gain Tax Rates(p66)


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The tax rates that apply to a net capital gain are generally lower than the tax rates that apply to other income. These lower rates are called the maximum capital gain rates.
The term "net capital gain" means the amount by which your net long-term capital gain for the year is more than your net short-term capital loss.
For 2008, the maximum capital gain rates are 0%, 15%, 25%, and 28%. See Table 4-2 for details.
Deposit
If you figure your tax using the maximum capital gain rate and the regular tax computation results in a lower tax, the regular tax computation applies.
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Example.(p66)

All of your net capital gain is from selling collectibles, so the capital gain rate would be 28%. Because you are single and your taxable income is $25,000, none of your taxable income will be taxed above the 15% rate. The 28% rate does not apply.
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Investment interest deducted.(p66)


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If you claim a deduction for investment interest, you may have to reduce the amount of your net capital gain that is eligible for the capital gain tax rates. Reduce it by the amount of the net capital gain you choose to include in investment income when figuring the limit on your investment interest deduction. This is done on the Schedule D Tax Worksheet or the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet. For more information about the limit on investment interest, see Interest Expenses in chapter 3.
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28% rate gain.(p66)


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This gain includes gain or loss from the sale of collectibles and the eligible gain from the sale of qualified small business stock minus the section 1202 exclusion.
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Collectibles gain or loss.(p66)
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This is gain or loss from the sale or trade of a work of art, rug, antique, metal (such as gold, silver, and platinum bullion), gem, stamp, coin, or alcoholic beverage held more than 1 year.
Collectibles gain includes gain from the sale of an interest in a partnership, S corporation, or trust due to unrealized appreciation of collectibles.
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Gain on qualified small business stock.(p66)
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If you realized a gain from qualified small business stock that you held more than 5 years, you generally can exclude up to 50% of your gain from your income. The exclusion can be up to 60% for certain empowerment zone business stock. The eligible gain minus your section 1202 exclusion is a 28% rate gain. See Gains on Qualified Small Business Stock, earlier in this chapter.
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Unrecaptured section 1250 gain.(p67)


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Generally, this is any part of your capital gain from selling section 1250 property (real property) that is due to depreciation (but not more than your net section 1231 gain), reduced by any net loss in the 28% group. Use the Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain Worksheet in the Schedule D instructions to figure your unrecaptured section 1250 gain. For more information about section 1250 property and section 1231 gain, see chapter 3 of Publication 544.
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Table 4-2. What Is Your Maximum Capital Gain Rate?

IF your net capital gain is from ...THEN your maximum
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collectibles gain28%
eligible gain on qualified small business stock minus the section 1202 exclusion28%
unrecaptured section 1250 gain25%
other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is 25% or higher
15%
other gain1 and the regular tax rate that would apply is lower than 25%
0%
1"Other gain" means any gain that is not collectibles gain, gain on small business stock, or unrecaptured section 1250 gain.
 


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Tax computation using maximum capital gains rates.(p67)


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Use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet or the Schedule D Tax Worksheet (whichever applies) to figure your tax if you have qualified dividends or net capital gain. You have net capital gain if Schedule D, lines 15 and 16, are both gains.
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Schedule D Tax Worksheet.(p67)
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You must use the Schedule D Tax Worksheet in the Schedule D instructions to figure your tax if: See the Comprehensive Example later for an example of how to figure your tax using the Schedule D Tax Worksheet.
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Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet.(p67)
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If you do not have to use the Schedule D Tax Worksheet (as explained above) and any of the following apply, use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet in the instructions for Form 1040 or Form 1040A (whichever you file) to figure your tax.
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Alternative minimum tax.(p67)


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These capital gain rates are also used in figuring alternative minimum tax.
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Comprehensive Example(p67)


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Emily Jones is single and, in addition to wages from her job, she has income from stocks and other securities. For the 2008 tax year, she had the following capital gains and losses, which she reports on Schedule D. Her filled-in Schedule D is shown at the end of this example.
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Capital gains and losses—Schedule D.(p67)


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Emily sold stock in two different companies that she held for less than a year. In June, she sold 100 shares of Trucking Co. stock that she had bought in February. She had an adjusted basis of $1,150 in the stock and sold it for $400, for a loss of $750. In July, she sold 25 shares of Computer Co. stock that she bought in June. She had an adjusted basis in the stock of $2,000 and sold it for $2,500, for a gain of $500. She reports these short-term transactions on line 1 in Part I of Schedule D.
Emily had three other stock sales that she reports as long-term transactions on line 8 in Part II of Schedule D. In February, she sold 60 shares of Car Co. for $2,100. She had inherited the Car stock from her father. Its fair market value at the time of his death was $2,500, which became her basis. Her loss on the sale is $400. Because she had inherited the stock, her loss is a long-term loss, regardless of how long she and her father actually held the stock. She enters the loss in column (f) of line 8.
In June, she sold 500 shares of Furniture Co. stock for $5,000. She had bought 100 of those shares in 1997, for $1,000. She had bought 100 more shares in 1999 for $2,200, and an additional 300 shares in 2002 for $1,500. Her total basis in the stock is $4,700. She has a $300 ($5,000 − $4,700) gain on this sale, which she enters in column (f) of line 8.
In December, she sold 20 shares of Toy Co. stock for $4,100. This was qualified small business stock that she had bought in September 2003. Her basis is $1,100, so she has a $3,000 gain, which she enters in column (f) of line 8. Because she held the stock more than 5 years, she has a $1,500 section 1202 exclusion. She claims the exclusion on the line below by entering $1,500 as a loss in column (f). She also enters the exclusion as a positive amount on line 2 of the 28% Rate Gain Worksheet.
She received a Form 1099-B (not shown) from her broker for each of these transactions. The entries shown in box 2 of these forms total $14,100.
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Reconciliation of Forms 1099-B.(p67)
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Emily makes sure that the total of the amounts reported in column (d) of lines 3 and 10 of Schedule D is not less than the total of the amounts shown on the Forms 1099-B she received from her broker. For 2008, the total of lines 3 and 10 of Schedule D is $14,100, which is the same amount reported by the broker on Forms 1099-B (not shown).
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Form 6781.(p67)
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On June 2, 2008, Emily had a realized loss from a regulated futures contract of $11,000. She also had an unrealized marked to market gain on open contracts of $27,000 at the end of 2008. She had reported an unrealized marked to market gain of $1,000 on her 2007 tax return. (This $1,000 must be subtracted from her 2008 profit.) These amounts are shown in boxes 8, 9, and 10 of the Form 1099-B she received from her broker for these transactions. Box 11 shows her combined profit of $15,000 ($27,000 − $1,000 − $11,000). She reports this gain in Part I of Form 6781 (not shown). She shows 40% ($6,000) as short-term gain on line 4 of Schedule D and 60% ($9,000) as long-term gain on line 11 of Schedule D.
The Form 1099-B that Emily received from her broker, XYZ Trading Co., is shown later.
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Capital loss carryover from 2007.(p67)
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Emily has a capital loss carryover to 2008 of $800, of which $300 is short-term capital loss, and $500 is long-term capital loss. She enters these amounts on lines 6 and 14 of Schedule D. She also enters the $500 long-term capital loss carryover on line 5 of the 28% Rate Gain Worksheet.
She kept the completed Capital Loss Carryover Worksheet in her 2007 edition of Publication 550 (not shown), so she could properly report her loss carryover for the 2008 tax year without refiguring it.
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Tax computation.(p67)


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Because Emily has gains on both lines 15 and 16 of Schedule D, she checks the "Yes" box on line 17 and goes to line 18. On line 18 she enters $1,000 from line 7 of the 28% Rate Gain Worksheet. Because line 18 is greater than zero, she checks the "No" box on line 20 and uses the Schedule D Tax Worksheet to figure her tax.
After entering the gain from line 16 on line 13 of her Form 1040, she completes the rest of Form 1040 through line 43. She enters the amount from that line, $30,000, on line 1 of the Schedule D Tax Worksheet. After filling out the rest of that worksheet, she figures her tax as $2,768. This is less than the tax she would have figured without the capital gain tax rates, $4,103.
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Schedule D (Form 1040) Text DescriptionSchedule D (Form 1040)  
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Schedule D, page 2 Text DescriptionSchedule D, page 2  
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Schedule D Tax Worksheet

 Complete this worksheet only if line 18 or line 19 of Schedule D is more than zero. Otherwise, complete the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet on page 38 of the Instructions for Form 1040 (or in the Instructions for Form 1040NR) to figure your tax. 
 
Exception: Do not use the Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet or this worksheet to figure your tax if:
  • Line 15 or line 16 of Schedule D is zero or less and you have no qualified dividends on Form 1040, line 9b (or Form 1040NR, line 10b); or
  • Form 1040, line 43 (or Form 1040NR, line 40) is zero or less.
 
 Instead, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 44 (or Form 1040NR, line 41). 
 
 1. Enter your taxable income from Form 1040, line 43 (or Form 1040NR, line 40). (However, if you are filing Form 2555 or 2555-EZ (relating to foreign earned income), enter instead the amount from line 3 of the Foreign Earned Income Tax Worksheet on page 37 of the Form 1040 instructions) 1. 30,000 
 2. Enter your qualified dividends from Form 1040, line 9b (or Form 1040NR, line 10b)*2.               
 3. Enter the amount from Form 4952 (used to figure investment interest expense deduction), line 4g3.               
 4. Enter the amount from Form 4952, line 4e**4.               
 5. Subtract line 4 from line 3. If zero or less, enter -0-5.               
 6. Subtract line 5 from line 2. If zero or less, enter -0-6.               
 7. Enter the smaller of line 15 or line 16 of Schedule D 7. 9,900  
 8. Enter the smaller of line 3 or line 4 8.               
 9. Subtract line 8 from line 7. If zero or less, enter -0-*9. 9,900  
 10. Add lines 6 and 910. 9,900  
 11. Add lines 18 and 19 of Schedule D*11. 1,000  
 12. Enter the smaller of line 9 or line 11 12. 1,000  
 13. Subtract line 12 from line 10.13. 8,900 
 14. Subtract line 13 from line 1. If zero or less, enter -0-.14. 21,100 
 15. Enter the smaller of:  
   
  • The amount on line 1 or
  • $32,550 if single or married filing separately;
    $65,100 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er); or
    $43,650 if head of household
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 16. Enter the smaller of line 14 or line 15 16. 21,100  
 17. Subtract line 10 from line 1. If zero or less, enter -0-17. 20,100  
 18. Enter the larger of line 16 or line 17 18. 21,100  
   If lines 15 and 16 are the same, skip line 19 and go to line 20. Otherwise, go to line 19. 
 19. Subtract line 16 from line 1519. 8,900  
   If lines 1 and 15 are the same, skip lines 20 through 32 and go to line 33. Otherwise, go to line 20. 
 20. Enter the smaller of line 1 or line 13 20.               
 21. Enter the amount from line 19 (if line 19 is blank, enter -0-)21.               
 22. Subtract line 21 from line 20. If zero or less, enter -0-22.               
 23. Multiply line 22 by 15% (.15)23.              
   If Schedule D, line 19, is zero or blank, skip lines 24 through 29 and go to line 30. Otherwise, go to line 24. 
 24. Enter the smaller of line 9 above or Schedule D, line 19 24.               
 25. Add lines 10 and 1825.               
 26. Enter the amount from line 1 above26.               
 27. Subtract line 26 from line 25. If zero or less, enter -0-27.               
 28. Subtract line 27 from line 24. If zero or less, enter -0-28.               
 29. Multiply line 28 by 25% (.25)29.              
   If Schedule D, line 18, is zero or blank, skip lines 30 through 32 and go to line 33. Otherwise, go to line 30. 
 30. Add lines 18, 19, 22, and 2830.               
 31. Subtract line 30 from line 131.               
 32. Multiply line 31 by 28% (.28)32.              
 33. Figure the tax on the amount on line 18. Use the Tax Table or Tax Computation Worksheet, whichever applies 33. 2,768 
 34. Add lines 23, 29, 32, and 3334. 2,768 
 35. Figure the tax on the amount on line 1. Use the Tax Table or Tax Computation Worksheet, whichever applies 35. 4,103 
 36. Tax on all taxable income (including capital gains and qualified dividends). Enter the smaller of line 34 or line 35. Also include this amount on Form 1040, line 44 (or Form 1040NR, line 41). (If you are filing Form 2555 or 2555-EZ, do not enter this amount on Form 1040, line 44. Instead, enter it on line 4 of the Foreign Earned Income Tax Worksheet in the Form 1040 instructions) 36. 2,768 
        
   *If you are filing Form 2555 or 2555-EZ, see the footnote in the Foreign Income Tax Worksheet on page 37 of the Form 1040 instructions before completing this line.     
   **If applicable, enter instead the smaller amount you entered on the dotted line next to line 4e of Form 4952.    
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28% Rate Gain Worksheet—Line 18

1.Enter the total of all collectibles gain or (loss) from items you reported on line 8, column (f), of Schedules D and D-11.             
2.Enter as a positive number the amount of any section 1202 exclusion you reported on line 8, column (f), of Schedules D and D-1, for which you excluded 50% of the gain, plus 2/3 of any section 1202 exclusion you reported on line 8, column (f), of Schedules D and D-1, for which you excluded 60% of the gain 2.1,500.00 
3.Enter the total of all collectibles gain or (loss) from Form 4684, line 4 (but only if Form 4684, line 15, is more than zero); Form 6252; Form 6781, Part II; and Form 8824 3.             
4.Enter the total of any collectibles gain reported to you on:
  • Form 1099-DIV, box 2d;
  • Form 2439, box 1d; and
  • Schedule K-1 from a partnership, S corporation, estate, or trust.
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5.Enter your long-term capital loss carryovers from Schedule D, line 14, and Schedule K-1 (Form 1041), box 11, code C5.( 500.00) 
6.If Schedule D, line 7, is a (loss), enter that (loss) here. Otherwise, enter -0-6.   -0- 
7.Combine lines 1 through 6. If zero or less, enter -0-. If more than zero, also enter this amount on Schedule D, line 187.1,000.00