Information about Schedule D (Form 1040 or 1040-SR), Capital Gains and Losses, including recent updates, related forms, and instructions on how to file. Use Schedule D to report sales, exchanges or some involuntary conversions of capital assets, certain capital gain distributions, and nonbusiness bad debts.
holding period rules. See the Schedule D instructions for more information. Report these transactions on Part I of Form 8949 (or line 1a of Schedule D if you can use Exception 1 under the instructions for Form 8949, line 1, later). The holding period for long-term capital gains and losses is generally more than 1 year.