Submitted By: Maurice
Answered: June 22, 2015 8:55 am

Is my mortgage payoff considered a selling expense for my residential rental property? (The property was used 100% for rental.)

The payment of principal is never a deductible expense. However, check the payoff information to see whether there were any fees paid in addition to principal; the fees may be considered a selling expense.

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Tax Glossary

Archer Medical Savings Account (MSA)

A type of medical plan combining high deductible medical insurance protection with an IRA-type savings account fund to pay unreimbursed medical expenses.

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