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lavarita-meriwet
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I bought a house in June 2017 and made improvements along with updating door handles and ease of access to rooms I am not seeing when these expenses can be written off ?

 
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xmasbaby0
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I bought a house in June 2017 and made improvements along with updating door handles and ease of access to rooms I am not seeing when these expenses can be written off ?

Improvements to your own home are not deductible.  They can add to your cost basis for when you sell the house someday, 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

I bought a house in June 2017 and made improvements along with updating door handles and ease of access to rooms I am not seeing when these expenses can be written off ?

Improvements to your own home are not deductible.  They can add to your cost basis for when you sell the house someday, 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.**
lavarita-meriwet
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I bought a house in June 2017 and made improvements along with updating door handles and ease of access to rooms I am not seeing when these expenses can be written off ?

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