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Taxation of Cancellation of Indebtedness for Mortgages

October 13, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Bankruptcy   |   0 Comments

Under the Internal Revenue Code Section 61(a)(12), cancellation of indebtedness (known as “COD”) ┬áis considered taxable gross income.   People with distressed mortgages may be issued a 1099 by their mortgage company in several situations. (If you get the 1099, then the IRS presumes that it is income that must be reported on your tax […]

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