Improvements that add to cost basis

mary_md7May 5, 2009

I'm looking for a referral to a publication of some sort that explains which home improvements actually add to the cost basis of a home. Any recommendations? Thanks.

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heimert

IRS Publication 523 discusses it. That's pretty authoritative, although there are always some close cases.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2009 at 9:33PM
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mary_md7

Thanks very much

    Bookmark   May 6, 2009 at 7:04AM
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