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March 2013

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Tax Deductions for Mileage to Rental Properties



I received an email from the J.K. Lasser Tax Institute that said I could deduct car mileage to and from my rental property.1


I don’t think this is right. I think the trip from my home to and from my rental property is a personal nondeductible commute. But I would love to be wrong. Am I wrong?




No, unfortunately, you are right. Your mileage between home and the rental property is commuting mileage. It’s not deductible.


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