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tomspc63
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Can we deduct 18339.60 for cement we put in our back yard all around the house?

we had to because their is a big hill behind the house that cannot be torn down or build upon and we were afraid of mud slide.

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xmasbaby0
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Can we deduct 18339.60 for cement we put in our back yard all around the house?

No, repairs and home improvements to your own house are not deductible.  They can add to your cost basis for someday when you sell the house, so save your records.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
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Can we deduct 18339.60 for cement we put in our back yard all around the house?

No, repairs and home improvements to your own house are not deductible.  They can add to your cost basis for someday when you sell the house, so save your records.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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