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juliedee321
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Can I claim an apartment fire that mostly was a complete loss of personal property and had to move. I had no renters insurance. What do I need to provide?

(not at fault for fire)
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ColeenD3
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Can I claim an apartment fire that mostly was a complete loss of personal property and had to move. I had no renters insurance. What do I need to provide?

Unfortunately, no. The abililty to deduct amounts for Casualty and Theft were repealed with the tax reform that began in 2018. Unless you were in a Presidentially Declared Disaster Area, you can no longer deduct your losses.

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ColeenD3
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Can I claim an apartment fire that mostly was a complete loss of personal property and had to move. I had no renters insurance. What do I need to provide?

Unfortunately, no. The abililty to deduct amounts for Casualty and Theft were repealed with the tax reform that began in 2018. Unless you were in a Presidentially Declared Disaster Area, you can no longer deduct your losses.

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