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January 2007

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Repairs to Make the Home a Rental

During the past three years, I made repairs to my home for the purpose of making the home a rental property. Can I deduct the cost of the repairs on my Schedule E where I report my rental properties? (M.S., Santa Rosa, CA)


If you were living in the house while you made the repairs, you have a facts and circumstances issue: Did you make the repairs to your home or to the potential rental property? If ... Log in to view full article.

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