Do Rental Property Owners Qualify for the $8,000 First Time Buyers Tax Credit?

According to the IRS, a taxpayer who has owned rental property for the past three years may qualify for the credit.  That person may not have lived and used the home as a primary residence for the past three years.


$8,000 Tax Credit

So, for those who have rental properties but do not live in a house you own and have been wishing you could take advantage of the first time buyers’ tax credit, you just may be able to do so.


The tax credit is available to qualified taxpayers who close on their new home by November 30, 2009.


For more information on the tax credit see $8,000 first time buyers’ credit.


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