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Real Estate Tax and Rental Property
If you own investment or rental property, TurboTax will help you with deductions, depreciation, and getting your biggest possible refund. Read more…

10 Tax Tips for Airbnb, HomeAway & VRBO Vacation Rentals
With the rising popularity of Airbnb and other vacation rental companies, more and more people are renting their homes and learning about a new set of tax issues that come with it. When you offer your home, or a room in your home, as a short-term rental through services such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO, FlipKey and many others, you can keep your income taxes to a minimum—and sometimes eliminate them entirely—if you follow some of these useful tax tips. Read more…

What is Form 4835: Farm Rental Income and Expenses
As with all businesses, the IRS requires you to report the income and expenses involved with running that business, including a farm rental. If you're the owner of a farm but not the one actively farming the land, generally you'll report your income and expenses using IRS Form 4835. If you're a farmer who actually farms the land, however, you fall under a different tax classification even if you also own the land. The IRS provides instructions for Form 4835 as to whether you should be categorized as a farmer or a landowner. Read more…

Mortgage Refinance Tax Deductions
When refinancing a mortgage to get a lower interest rate or obtain more favorable loan terms, you're really just taking out a new loan and using the money to pay off your existing home loan. In general, the same tax deductions are available when you're refinancing a mortgage as when you're taking out a mortgage to buy a home. Read more…

What Is a Schedule E IRS Form?
If you earn rental income on a home or building you own, receive royalties or have income reported on a Schedule K-1 from a partnership or S corporation, then you must prepare a Schedule E with your tax return. You must report all income and losses from these activities on the Schedule E as well as your personal tax return. Read more…


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