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Subject:  Re: Vacation vs residential rental business Date:  2/1/2012  5:02 PM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  114834 of 129509

A friend asked me - if he is converting a residential rental house into a vacation rental, is there any difference in tax preparation? Or would the vacation rental still be schedule E for rental income?

For tax purposes there's no difference. If he plans to use the property himself at times he needs to get acquainted with those rules in Pub 527.

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