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a single person has sold his principal residence last year for $700,000. he purchased his home in 1999 for $150,000 and made a $75,000 improvement....

a single person has sold his principal residence last year for $700,000. he purchased his home in 1999 for $150,000 and made a $75,000 improvement. He lived in the house until he sold. In connection with the sale, he paid real estate commissions of $36,000 and other settlement costs of $4,000. How much taxable gain does he report? a. $0 b. $185,000 c. $435,000 or d. $225,000

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