For landlords, tax deductions can make the difference between earning a profit and losing money. If you are a landlord, you'll want to take advantage of the many valuable tax deductions available to you.
Filing Your Taxes When You're a Landlord
How landlords own residential rental property affects the tax returns you must file each year.
Top Ten Tax Deductions for Landlords
Learn about the many tax deductions available to rental property owners.
Section 179 Expensing: How Rental Property Owners Can Deduct Long-Term Asset Costs In One Year
How rental property owners can speed up depreciation deductions with Section 179
How Landlords Can Deduct Casualty and Theft Losses from Their Taxes
Find out how a fire or other casualty loss to your rental property affects your taxes.
Deducting Expenses You Incur Before Your Real Estate Business Begins
Special tax deductions are available to landlords when they start a residential rental business.
Is Your Rental Activity a Business or an Investment?
It's to landlords' advantage tax-wise to categorize your rental activities as a business, not an investment.
Complying With Tax Filing Requirements Under the IRS Repair Regulations
The new repair rules apply to all landlords--big and small. Find out what's required for your IRS tax return and how to best deal with it.
IRS Finalizes Rules on Repairs Versus Improvements
Learn about IRS rules on deducting repairs to business property.
Repairs vs. Improvements: Complicated New IRS Rules
Learn about IRS regulations on the deductibility of property improvements that went into effect in 2014.
Tips for Maximizing Repair Deductions
The entire cost of a repair is deductible in a single year, while the cost of an improvement to rental property may have to be depreciated over as much as 27.5 years.
Routine Maintenance Safe Harbor Under New IRS Repair Regulations
Repair versus improvement? Final IRS repair regulations provide business owners with safe harbors for current deductions.
Small Taxpayer Safe Harbor For Repairs and Improvements
Small landlords who qualify for this safe harbor can currently deduct expenses that might otherwise be considered improvements.
Taxes When Landlords Sell Rental Real Estate
Learn about taxes you will have to pay when you sell rental property at a profit or loss.
The Home Office Tax Deduction for Landlords
The home office tax deduction can help some landlords recoup their business-related costs.
Taxes When You Convert Your Rental Property to Your Personal Residence
Thinking of moving into a rental property before you sell it? Be aware of tax consequences before doing so.