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Ask A CPA - Rental Expenses

Is The Amount I Pay For Rent Deductible ?

No. Rent payments are not deductible for Federal purposes. Some states allow a deduction or credit for rent paid. Speak to your local CPA for a possible deduction or credit on your state tax return.

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