You should consult with an accountant as there are other factors that also need to be considered. Additionally, prior to finalizing a divorce that you settled through mediation, you should always seek the advice of an independent attorney. Keep in mind that mediation is a great process, but it is conducted by a neutral third party and thus, your best interests are not taken into consideration. Dissolution agreements entered after the mediation process are not always completely comprehensive and it's better to address concerns prior to the dissolution rather than later on when you would have to go back to court for a post-judgment issue.
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Vital facts to find out here is how much you paid for the property when you bought, how much you paid for repairs you made to the property while you owned it and what costs you had in selling it. The profit you must recognize is only the sales price less the sum of all of the above.
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