(Rev. December 2016)
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Repayment of the First-Time
Attach to Form 1040, Form 1040NR, or Form 1040X.
Information about Form 5405 and its separate instructions is at www.irs.gov/form5405.
OMB No. 1545-0074
Name shown on returnYour social security number
Disposition or Change in Use of Main Home for Which the Credit Was Claimed
1 Enter the date you disposed of, or ceased using as your main home, the home for which you claimed the
credit (MM/DD/YYYY) (see instructions).......................
2 If you meet the following conditions, check here .........................
I (or my spouse if married) am, or was, a member of the uniformed services or Foreign Service, or an employee of the intelligence
community. I sold the home, or it ceased to be my main home, in connection with Government orders for qualified official
extended duty service. No repayment of the credit is required (see instructions). Stop here.
3 Check the box below that applies to you. See the instructions for the definition of “related person.”
I sold (including through foreclosure) the home to a person who isn't related to me and had a gain on the sale (as figured in Part III
below). Go to Part II below.
I sold (including through foreclosure) the home to a person who isn't related to me and didn't have a gain on the sale (as figured in
Part III below). No repayment of the credit is required. Stop here.
I sold the home to a related person OR I gave the home to someone other than my spouse (or ex-spouse as part of my divorce
settlement). Go to Part II below.
I converted the entire home to a rental or business use OR I still own the home but no longer use it as my main home. Go to Part II
I transferred the home to my spouse (or ex-spouse as part of my divorce settlement). The full name of my ex-spouse is
The responsibility for repayment of the credit is transferred to your spouse or ex-spouse. Stop here.
My home was destroyed, condemned, or sold under threat of condemnation and I had a gain (see instructions).
My home was destroyed, condemned, or sold under threat of condemnation and I didn't have a gain (see instructions).
The taxpayer who claimed the credit died in 2016. No repayment of the credit is required of the deceased taxpayer. If you are filing
a joint return for 2016 with the deceased taxpayer, see instructions. Otherwise, stop here.
Part IIRepayment of the Credit
Enter the amount of the credit you claimed on Form 5405 for a prior year. See instructions if you filed a joint
return for the year you claimed the credit or you checked the box on line 3f or 3g.........
5 If you purchased the home in 2008, enter the amount of the credit you repaid with your tax returns for
the years 2010 through 2015. Otherwise, enter -0-.................
6 Subtract line 5 from line 4. If you checked the box on line 3f or 3g, see instructions. If you checked the
box on line 3a, go to line 7. Otherwise, skip line 7 and go to line 8............
7 Enter the gain on the disposition of your main home (from line 15 below) ..........7
8 Amount of the credit to be repaid. See instructions................8
Next: Enter the amount from line 8 on your 2016 Form 1040, line 60b, or Form 1040NR, line 59b.
Part IIIForm 5405 Gain or (Loss) Worksheet
Note: Complete this part only if your home was destroyed or you sold your home to someone who isn't related to you (including a sale
through condemnation or under threat of condemnation). See Pub. 523, Selling Your Home, for information on what to enter on lines 9,
10, and 12. But if you sold your home through condemnation, see chapter 1 in Pub. 544, Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets, for
information on what to enter on lines 9 and 10.
9Selling price of home, insurance proceeds, or gross condemnation award ..........
10 Selling expenses (including commissions, advertising and legal fees, and seller-paid loan charges) or
expenses in getting the condemnation award ...................
11Subtract line 10 from line 9. This is the amount realized on the sale of the home ........11
12Adjusted basis of home sold (see instructions) ..................12
13 Enter the first-time homebuyer credit claimed on Form 5405 minusthe amount of the credit you repaid
with your tax returns for the years 2010 through 2015 ................
14Subtract line 13 from line 12. This is the adjusted basis for purposes of repaying the credit ....14
15Subtract line 14 from line 11 .......................15
• If line 15 is more than -0-, you have a gain. Check the box on line 3a and complete Part II. However,
check the box on line 3f (instead of the box on line 3a) if your home was destroyed or you sold the home
through condemnation or under threat of condemnation. Then complete Part II if you purchased the
home in 2008 or you purchased the home in 2011 and the event occurred in 2014.
• If line 15 is -0- or less, check the box on line 3b. However, if your home was destroyed or you sold the
home through condemnation or under threat of condemnation, check the box on line 3g instead. You
don't have to repay the credit.
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see your tax return instructions.
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Form 5405 (Rev. 12-2016)
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