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jo3yg26
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Do you get tax breaks for house repairs... Such as interior pain, new toilets, tile for the floor?

 
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xmasbaby0
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Do you get tax breaks for house repairs... Such as interior pain, new toilets, tile for the floor?

No, you do not get to deduct home repairs and maintenance or improvements to your own home.  Some things 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
Level 15

Do you get tax breaks for house repairs... Such as interior pain, new toilets, tile for the floor?

No, you do not get to deduct home repairs and maintenance or improvements to your own home.  Some things 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.**
jo3yg26
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Do you get tax breaks for house repairs... Such as interior pain, new toilets, tile for the floor?

Thank You!

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