The District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit was available to residents of D.C. who purchased a main home from 1997 to 2011, subject to certain qualifications. The credit expired for homes purchased after 2011, however taxpayers still carrying forward any unused credit may claim it on Form 8859.
To access the D.C. First Time Homebuyer Credit, from the Main Menu of the tax return (Form 1040) select:
- Credits Menu
- DC First Time Homebuyer Credit (8859)
Note: This is a guide to entering the DC First-time Homebuyer Credit carryforward into the TaxSlayer Pro program. This is not intended as tax advice.
IRS Form 8859 and Instructions