Tag Archives: Loss

Deducting Large Rental Loss

Today TaxMama® hears from Bernice in the TaxQuips Forum who is concerned. “Are there no limits for an “active” real estate investor with even just one rental? Or is the $25,000 limit applicable to him as well? I ask because my software allowed a $31,000 loss and so far it was accepted! Now I may […]


Today TaxMama® hears from Mary in the TaxQuips Forum who remembers. “During one of the registered tax return preparer (RTRP) presentations on May 15, or 17th, the instructor mentioned getting clients familiar with bookkeeping software. Several names were mentioned. Can you give me the name of the software?”

Paying For Losing

Today TaxMama hears from Gina in Canton, MI, who tells us, “12 years ago, we (8 couples) bought a condo for $280,000 at Atlantic City, NJ for investment (as a partnership). Five years after that, the price dropped to $120,000. But, last year the price bounced back to $240,000. So, our partnership decided to sell. […]