Tax Law (Questions About Taxes)/tax deductions


hi..i am trying to find out about good tax deductions for this year. we are going to be paying someone to come over and re-do the kitchen, add insulation in the walls, etc., and i am wondering if this will help at tax time. a couple years ago you could use things like energy efficient appliances, etc but i guess no more. anyway, could you please let me know this info for this year? thank you!

Great. I hope your remodeling job turns out nice. But don't count on Uncle Sam helping pay much of the bill.

If you take out a home equity loan to pay for this work, the interest may be deductible. There's probably nothing else that will affect your tax return. It's all considered a personal expense.

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