Tax Benefits of Home Ownership



Home ownership is part of the American Dream. People take pride in owning property they can call their own — a place where they can settle, put down roots, and be part of a community. Turns out Uncle Sam is all for home ownership as well, to the extent that there are a host of tax benefits and incentives in place that can reduce your costs of buying, owning, renovating and selling a home.


At Capital Tax, we’re here to help and help you save as much money as you can when it comes to your home and your plans for it, by identifying every possible tax deduction that you are entitled to. Here’s a look at some:


Mortgage interest deduction: provides an incentive for home ownership by making it more affordable by reducing your taxes.


Property tax deduction: The IRS lets to reduce your taxable income by up to $10,000 in deductible property taxes, state and local income taxes, and sales taxes.


Home equity debt: This is only deductible the money is used to buy, build or substantially improve your home that secures the loan.


Renewable energy tax credits: You can claim the costs of buying and installing items that generate electricity using the sun, the wind or fuel cells.


At Capital Tax, we’re dedicated to saving you money on your taxes, with a tax planning approach that is effective, methodical, and thorough. Find out more and learn why our clients have trusted us with their tax and accounting needs for over 20 years. Call today!