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joeebs
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I had a new roof put on my house in 2016. It cost $6200. Can i write the cost, or any portion of the cost off on my taxes this year?

 
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MichaelL1
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I had a new roof put on my house in 2016. It cost $6200. Can i write the cost, or any portion of the cost off on my taxes this year?

No you can't deduct the cost of a roof on your personal residence.

If it is a rental house, then it gets capitalized and is depreciated. 

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MichaelL1
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I had a new roof put on my house in 2016. It cost $6200. Can i write the cost, or any portion of the cost off on my taxes this year?

No you can't deduct the cost of a roof on your personal residence.

If it is a rental house, then it gets capitalized and is depreciated. 

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