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Amount Realized - Sale Of Business Property

The amount you realize from a sale or exchange is the total of all money you receive plus the fair market value (defined below) of all property or services you receive. The amount you realize also includes any of your liabilities that were assumed by the buyer and any liabilities to which the property you transferred is subject, such as real estate taxes or a mortgage.

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