can claim a mortgage deduction on your main home and one other home, such as a
vacation home in a resort area. The law
limits the deductible amount to the interest paid on acquisition debt of up to
$1 million, plus interest paid on a home equity loan of up to $100,000.
IRS defines a home for this purpose as “a house, condominium, cooperative,
mobile home, house trailer, boat, or similar property that has sleeping,
cooking, and toilet facilities.” So if
your RV or boat has a kitchen, beds, and a toilet, you should qualify.
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client: Before relying on any information
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