The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are providing special payment relief to individuals and businesses in response to the COVID-19 Outbreak.
I purchased a house this year. Would I qualify for any tax deductions on a home purchase?
Unfortunately, most of the expenses you paid when buying your home are not deductible in the year of purchase.
The only tax deductions on a home purchase you may qualify for is the prepaid mortgage interest(points). To deduct prepaid mortgage interest (points) paid to the lender if you must meet these qualifications:
While the changes to the tax law won’t affect most Americans’ 2018 filings for the 2017 fiscal year, 2019 will be a much different story. Citizens of certain states will benefit more than others, too.
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When figuring your estimated tax for the current year, it may be helpful to use your income, deductions, and credits for the prior year as a starting point. Use your prior year’s federal tax return as a guide.
If you itemize your deductions on Form 1040, Schedule A, you may be able to deduct expenses you paid for medical care – including dental – for yourself, your spouse, and your dependents.
For you to be able to deduct the expense, it must be a common, helpful, and appropriate expense for your field of work. An expense does not necessarily have to be “required” for it to be deductible. However, if your employer reimbursed you for the expense, it cannot be included in your deduction.