Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide (Paperback)

By Stephen Fishman, J.D.

NOLO, 9781413319279, 522pp.

Publication Date: November 29, 2013

List Price: 39.99*
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The only book on tax deductions specifically for residential landlords
Named a ""Top 10 Real Estate Book"" by Robert Bruss, syndicated real estate columnist
If you own rental property, you should be taking advantage of the many tax write-offs available. "Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide" gives residential landlords the plain-English guide they need to save money on taxes -- without the services of a pricey accounting firm.
This book explains how to maximize your deductions without drawing the ire of the IRS. Find out how to:
- fill out IRS Schedule E
- take real estate tax credits
- figure out if an expense is a repair (deductible) or an improvement (depreciable)
- maximize your depreciation deductions
- deduct losses arising from real estate ownership
- keep proper tax records
- deduct home office, travel, and casualty losses
"Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide" is comprehensive yet easy to read and provides interesting real-world examples. This edition is completely updated for 2013 returns and reflects the latest tax information and numbers.

About the Author

Stephen Fishman is the author of many Nolo books, most recently Tax Deductions for Professionals. Other titles include Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes, Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide and Home Business Tax Deductions: Keep What You Earn--plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California and after time in government and private practice, became a full-time legal writer.