Tax Benefits Of Owning A Vacation Rental Property In The Upper Key's
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ISLAMORADA, Fla. - Floridant -- Per Jan Keller, Top Producing Real Estate Agent for Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate, and owner of

1. Deductions for Expenses: As a vacation rental property owner, you can deduct a variety of expenses related to the operation and maintenance of your rental property. These expenses may include property taxes, mortgage interest, insurance, utility bills, repairs and maintenance costs, and property management fees.

2. Depreciation: The IRS allows vacation rental property owners to take tax deductions for the depreciation of their property over the course of its useful life. This can provide significant tax savings each year.

3. Capital Gains Tax Exclusion: If you decide to sell your vacation rental property after owning it for at least two years, you may be eligible for the capital gains tax exclusion. This can allow you to exclude up to $250,000 (or $500,000 for married couples filing jointly) of the profit from the sale of your property from your taxable income.

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4. Tax Credits: Certain costs associated with owning and operating a vacation rental property may also be eligible for tax credits. For example, if you make energy-efficient upgrades to your property, you may be able to claim a tax credit for a portion of the cost.

5. Rental Income: The rental income you receive from your vacation rental property is taxable, but it can be offset by the deductions and credits listed above. Additionally, if you use the property for personal use for less than 14 days or less than 10% of the total number of days it is rented, you may not have to pay taxes on the rental income.

It is important to note that tax laws are subject to change and it is always best to consult with a tax professional for specific advice regarding your individual tax situation. Additionally, vacation rental property owners should keep thorough records of all expenses and income related to their property in order to claim these tax benefits accurately.

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Source: Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate
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