Book Description: This bestseller is the only book on tax deductions specifically for residential landlords! Named a "Top 10 Real Estate Book" by Robert Bruss, syndicated real estate columnist. If you own rental property, you should be taking advantage of the many tax write-offs available. Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide gives residential landlords the plain-English guide they need to save money on taxes -- without the services of a high-priced accounting firm. This book explains how to maximize your deductions: find out how to fill out IRS Schedule E, take real estate tax credits, figure out if an expense is a repair (deductible) or an improvement (depreciable), maximize your depreciation deductions, deduct losses arising from real estate ownership, keep proper tax records, deduct home office, travel and casualty losses -- and much more! Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide is comprehensive yet easy to read, jam-packed with interesting and relevant examples. The 4th edition is completely updated for 2008 and reflects the latest tax information and numbers.