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DebDubYa
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We sold logs off our property. It was bare land, so we needed to put in a road. Can we deduct the costs of putting in the road to access the trees?

 
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MarilynG1
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We sold logs off our property. It was bare land, so we needed to put in a road. Can we deduct the costs of putting in the road to access the trees?

Yes, you can add the cost of the road improvement to your Cost Basis when you report the sale of the timber in TurboTax.

 

Click this link for more info on How to Enter Income from a Timber Sale. 

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MarilynG1
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We sold logs off our property. It was bare land, so we needed to put in a road. Can we deduct the costs of putting in the road to access the trees?

Yes, you can add the cost of the road improvement to your Cost Basis when you report the sale of the timber in TurboTax.

 

Click this link for more info on How to Enter Income from a Timber Sale. 

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**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"
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