Are there any tax deductions available for homeowners association dues?

Asked almost 3 years ago - Sioux Falls, SD

Our new house is part of an HOA, and I'm just wondering if there are any kind of tax deductions available for this?


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  1. Matthew Jason Staub

    Contributor Level 12


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . The IRS provides that you cannot deduct homeowners association assessments because the homeowners association imposes them, not the State.

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  2. E. Martin Davidoff


    Contributor Level 15


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    Answered . You cannot deduct HOA dues for your personal residence. However, you can deduct it if the real estate is rented or used for business purposes. If this is the case, consult with a good tax preparer (i.e. a CPA).

    Good luck.


    Marty Davidoff,, 732-274-1600. This answer is provided for general information only. You... more
  3. Christopher Michael Larson

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . As the previous attorneys mentioned, these are personal in nature and are not taxes. If it were a rental, they could be business expenses.

    Christopher Larson

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