Tips for Managing Property Taxes and Finding Tax Rates
Understand how property taxes affect your budget when you’re shopping for homes.
How Long Should You Keep Tax Returns, Records, and Receipts?
For most tax deductions, you need to keep receipts and documents for at least 3 years.
5 Good Reasons to Amend Your Tax Return — and How
Missed a tax deduction? Overlooked a tax credit? Get what’s coming to you by amending your return.
How to Deduct Your Upfront Mortgage Insurance Premiums
The mortgage insurance deduction is back — at least through 2020. But only if you itemize.
Did You Make Medically Necessary Home Modifications?
You might be able to claim tax deductions for home improvements made for medical reasons if you itemize and your expenses are sizable.
Mortgage Points Deduction: How to Claim It
You may be able to deduct points you paid on a mortgage — but you’ll have to itemize.
Rental Property Tax Deductions
What you can deduct, such as property tax, and what you can’t — but there are definitely more cans than can’ts.
Tax Deductions for Vacation Homes
Tax deductions for a second home vary greatly depending on how much you use the home and whether you rent it out.
Home Office Tax Deduction: 2 Very Different Ways to Claim It
One way lets you deduct home office expenses easily; the other is harder, but might mean a bigger deduction.
8 Easy Mistakes Homeowners Make on Their Taxes
Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score to avoid common tax mistakes.
Home ownership often ratchets up the number of tax deductions you can take. And less taxable income means – wait for it -- you could owe less in taxes. Just one of the benefits of owning a home.
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