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So home improvements are deductible on yearly taxes?

Lack of quoting got you down?

Rosewine had the answer. For your personal residence they're not deductible. Maintenance never has tax consequence. Improvements add to basis, which reduces your gain when you sell. See IRS Publications 523 and 551.

Folks, this is what happens when antecedents disappear from responses and people can't tell what you're talking about. In this case, all the sudden there was chat about rental property, which has completely different rules, but it was not clear that was the subject.

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