Article Date:
June 2021


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515

 

 

IRS Audit Issue: SUV Built on Car Chassis


Taxpayer DJ is in an IRS audit of his 2018 tax return. It is now at the IRS appeals level.

 

The vehicle in question is an SUV with a curb weight of 5,700 pounds and a gross vehicle weight of 6,100 pounds.

 

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If the tax code makes the SUV a passenger vehicle, the curb weight of 5,700 pounds limits DJ’s tax deduction to $18,000.

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If the tax code makes the SUV a truck using the gross weight of 6,100 pounds, DJ’s deduction is ... Log in to view full article.

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