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lemilys
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Is removal of dead/diseased trees from our vacation home that we sold last year, considered an improvement?

 
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KarenJ
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Is removal of dead/diseased trees from our vacation home that we sold last year, considered an improvement?

If the tree removal was necessary for overall safety of structure/tenants or resulted from weather damage (I assume this is your case), then it is an expense

If the tree removal increased the value of the home, then it would probably be an improvement.

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KarenJ
Intuit Alumni

Is removal of dead/diseased trees from our vacation home that we sold last year, considered an improvement?

If the tree removal was necessary for overall safety of structure/tenants or resulted from weather damage (I assume this is your case), then it is an expense

If the tree removal increased the value of the home, then it would probably be an improvement.

crowman
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Is removal of dead/diseased trees from our vacation home that we sold last year, considered an improvement?

where is it reported on tax return

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