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Ask Millionacres: How Do I Recapture Depreciation?


Sep 18, 2021 by Matt Frankel, CFP

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Q: I have a residential rental property that I've claimed depreciation on for seven years. Now, I'm planning to no longer use it as a rental, although I will not sell it for another year or so. My question is, when do I have to recapture depreciation -- when it's no longer used as a rental, or can I wait until I sell it? -- Lynn

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