Capital Gains Calculator

If the investor does not move forward with an exchange, then the transfer of property is a sale subject to taxation. An investor that holds property longer than 1 year will be taxed at the favorable capital gains tax rate. Otherwise, the sales gain is taxed at the ordinary income rate.

Here is a capital gains calculator to illustrate potential taxes if you sell your property rather than exchange.

Property you are selling

Selling price of property:

Commissions and settlement costs:

Net Selling Price:

Basis in property you are selling
(complete only one option below)

If purchased, original cost of property:

If inherited, market value at time of inheritance:

If received as a gift, purchase price by giftor:

Depreciation taken since property acquired:

Basis in property you are selling:

Tax Rates

Federal tax rate due to appreciation:

Federal tax rate on depreciation recapture:

State tax rate on total gain:

Tax Calculations

Gain on sale

Federal tax on capital gains:

Federal tax on depreciation recapture:

Total estimated federal tax:

State tax on total gain:

Total tax savings resulting from deferral of entire gain:


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Do you Qualify? Answer some basic questions to determine whether an exchange is right for you and your current situation.

"WASHINGTON STATE LAW, RCW 19.310.040, REQUIRES AN EXCHANGE FACILITATOR TO EITHER MAINTAIN A FIDELITY BOND IN AN AMOUNT OF NOT LESS THAN ONE MILLION DOLLARS THAT PROTECTS CLIENTS AGAINST LOSSES CAUSED BY CRIMINAL ACTS OF THE EXCHANGE FACILITATOR, OR HOLD ALL CLIENT FUNDS IN A QUALIFIED ESCROW ACCOUNT OR QUALIFIED TRUST." RCW 19.310.040(1)(b) (as amended)