Asked by: Tawana Chatan
asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th January, 2020

Can you write off HOA fees?

Though many costs of owning a home are deductible on your income taxes, including your mortgage interest and property taxes, the IRS does not allow you to deduct HOA fees, because they are considered an assessment by a private entity. If the home is a rental property, however, HOA fees do become deductible.

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Accordingly, are HOA fees on investment property tax deductible?

If you purchase property as your primary residence and you are required to pay monthly, quarterly or yearly HOA fees, you cannot deduct the HOA fees from your taxes. However, if you purchase or use the property as a rental property, then the IRS will allow you to deduct HOA fees.

Additionally, what closing costs are tax deductible for buyer? As per IRS publication 530, homebuyers may deduct certain closing costs when they file federal tax returns. These include the points, or loan origination fees, you paid, as well as property taxes and mortgage interest. The IRS considers points as prepaid interest, thereby permitting deductibility.

Also to know, are monthly maintenance fees tax deductible?

The short answer is YES – a percentage of your monthly maintenance is tax deductible and this percentage is different from unit to unit depending on number of shares owned.

Are HOA fees worth it?

re owned by the HOA. As a result, condo HOAs can be even more restrictive than those that cover detached homes. Fees are usually monthly and a lot higher than with detached housing. But the HOA will also provide certain services, such as landscaping and snow removal.

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