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Ask Liza: Capital Gains Taxes on Appreciated Property
Posted on 3 Mar 2015 by Liza Weiman Hanks

Dear Liza: My mother gave her house to my sister just before she passed away. My sister is going to sell the house. Do we have to pay taxes on that? If your mother’s house had appreciated in value between the time your mother purchased it, and her... Read More

  • Blog Post: Ask Liza: Capital Gains Taxes on Appreciated Property

    Dear Liza: My mother gave her house to my sister just before she passed away. My sister is going to sell the house. Do we have to pay taxes on that? If your mother’s house had appreciated in value between the time your mother purchased it, and her death, then the answer is yes. I can’t answer...