H.R.755

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income the gain from the sale or exchange of certain residences acquired before 2013.

1/28/2009--Introduced.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an individual taxpayer an exclusion from gross income of the gain from the sale or exchange of up to two residences (other than a principal residence) acquired after December 31, 2008, and before January 1, 2012. Limits the amount of such exclusion to $250,000 ($500,000 for married taxpayers filing a joint return). Allows a $500,000 exclusion amount for a surviving spouse who sells a residence within two years of the death of a spouse.

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