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In the past, I have rented out an apartment within my personal dwelling. I declare the rent received as income and deduct those expenses required to operate the apartment (prorated as appropriate.) During 2006, my tenant continued to live there but failed to pay me any rent.

Can I continue to declare expenses as before even though there was no income?

The tenant continues there in 2007 with hopes of getting employment and catching up.

Thanks!
Monica
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