CPE Course Selling a Principal Residence

October 30, 2017

12:30PM — 1:30 PM

Location Webinar

Member Price $30.00
Non-member Price $50.00

Curriculum Taxation

Field of Interest

Level Overview

Designed For

CPAs, lawyers and other advisers who offer tax and personal financial advice to individuals.

1.00 credits

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  • Consider the law which determines the calculation of the recognized gain or loss.
  • Explain the requirements that must be satisfied to be eligible for the exclusion.
  • Identify the significance of special facts related to ownership and use of the residence.
  • Determine the amount of the exclusion.
  • Evaluate the tax considerations related to the sale of a personal residence at a loss.
  • Identify and evaluate tax planning strategies.


  • Determination of the gain from the sale of a principal residence
  • Explanation of the requirement that must be satisfied to be eligible for the exclusion including consideration of special ownership and use situations
  • Calculation of the amount of the exclusion
  • Tax considerations if the personal residence is sold at a loss
  • Tax planning ideas and strategies



Understanding of the federal income tax law as applied to individuals.


California Society of CPAs

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