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In rare circumstances, a
Federal Recapture Tax may be assessed against a CHFA home
loan borrower at the time the borrower sells the home. Federal
recapture taxes only apply to homes purchased with Tax-Exempt,
Mortgage Revenue Bonds, like those offered by CHFA. All of the
following conditions must exist at the time of the sale of
the home to trigger repayment of the recapture tax.
- A borrower sells the home within nine years of purchase.
- A borrower sells the home for more than the borrower
paid for it.
- A borrower's household income is greater than the
recapture tax income limits effective at the time of the
Please note: CHFA borrowers will receive
IRS Form 8828
their loan closing. This form indicates the federal income
limits effective during the nine years of ownership when the
federal recapture tax may come due if the above conditions
are present. Please save this document. Consult a tax
professional if you have any questions.
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|Bulletin 50 - CHFA Pays Recapture Tax For Eligible Homeowners|
CHFA will reimburse recapture tax for any borrower that purchases a home with a CHFA mortgage loan product that is subject to recapture tax payment and was closed on or before March 18, 2013.
|Federal Recapture Tax Limits|
This chart lists the threshold income limits for Federal Recapture Tax liability based on geographic location of the home and the number of years of ownership.
|Notice of Potential Recapture Tax_Borrower - 051-0597|
This is a CHFA Disclosure document that advised the borrower of the reason for the Recapture Tax provision and the conditions under which it will be applicable. (rev 4/2013)
|Recap Tax – Notice to Homebuyer 050-0597|
This form is signed by a CHFA loan applicant to certify that the applicant has been informed of his potential liability to pay the Recapture Tax and is submitted with the loan request.
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