It's summer, and who's thinking about real estate sales taxes? Who else but the IRS -- and probably new home sellers.

The IRS has just published new and helpful information for individuals selling their home, to help ensure they file taxes correctly and can determine their eligibility for special real-estate-related deductions.

For example, did you know that a home seller is eligible to exclude the gain from income if he or she has owned and used a home as a main home for two years out of the five years prior to the date of its sale?

Find about more by reading the IRS's "Ten Tax Tips for Individuals Selling Their Home": www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=243682,00.html