Category Archives: Rental Property

Thinking of Converting Your Home to a Rental? Read this First

If you are considering converting your home to a rental, there are a number of tax issues you need to consider before making a final decision.

What You Should Consider Before Converting Your Home to a Rental

One of the first issues to consider is that by converting your home to a rental, your main home that is, you may give up an opportunity to realize tax-free income. Currently, taxpayers are allowed to Continue reading

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How to Interview an Accountant

When you interview an accountant it can seem like a daunting task. However, can be as simple as asking the right questions. At Worthtax, we have reviewed thousands of tax returns over our history. You want an organized, accurate accountant with good communication skills. Someone who will explain the tax breaks to you accurately and in a language you can understand as a real estate investor. Ideally, you want someone with an excellent education and training, who is easy to work with, and most of all, someone who knows the tax breaks and will save you money. Continue reading

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Vacation Rental Tax Rule Exceptions

Do you own a vacation rental? Do you use a rental agent or online rental service?  Do you rent out a first or second home for extra income? Websites, such as Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway match property owners with prospective renters; however, there are some special tax rules may apply to you.

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