**The information below has not been verified for the 2019 tax year as the IRS Pub. 551 has not yet been released by the IRS.**
If you need to determine the adjusted basis of transferred property in a foreclosure or repossession (or the basis of any asset), the following IRS Publication will be helpful:
Per IRS Publication 551 Basis of Assets:
Basis is the amount of your investment in property for tax purposes. Use the basis of property to figure depreciation, amortization, depletion, and casualty losses. Also use it to figure a gain or loss on the sale or other disposition of property. You must keep accurate records of all items that affect the basis of property so you can make these computations.