Submitted By: someone
Answered: April 26, 2018 9:54 pm

I’m a U.S. resident who sold real estate in a foreign country. Is this taxable to me?

U.S. citizens and residents must pay tax on their worldwide income. There is a limited exclusion for earned income (up to $103,900 in 2018), but there is no exclusion for gain on the sale of property abroad.

Tax Glossary

Marital deduction

An estate tax and gift tax deduction for assets passing to a spouse. It allows estate and gift transfers completely free of tax.

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