Is Forgiven Debt Taxable?

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Generally, debt that is forgiven by a lender is considered taxable income by the IRS and must be included as income on your tax return. Examples include a debt for which you are personally liable such as mortgage debt, credit card debt, and sometimes, student loan debt. When that debt is forgiven, negotiated down (when you pay less than you … Read More