Job transfer to Savannah, GA. Own home in Indianapolis, now rented out. Not making any profit, as rental income equals mortgage + association fee + 100.00. Do I claim that as '
It "could". The IRS rules are grey in that area. But in your specific case I seriously doubt it would qualify for QBI since you were "out of town" and therefore could not be engaged in the management of the property on a regular and recurring basis.
Check out the "final regulations" on this at https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/treasury-irs-issue-final-regulations-other-guidance-on-new-qualified-bu... and you'll see for yourself how this area is rather "grey" overall.