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The forecast should cover at least the next five or ten years. It should show you earning a profit sometime in the future (although it doesn’t have to be within five years).
With a not-for-profit activity, you must deduct your expenses as a miscellaneous itemized deduction on IRS Schedule A (the form that you file with your Form 1040 to claim itemized deductions). This means that you must itemize your deductions instead of taking the standard deduction. You can do this only if your total deductions are greater than the standard deduction. ) If you itemize your deductions, your not-for-profit activity expenses can be used to offset your not-for-profit activity income but only to the extent that all of your expenses plus your other miscellaneous itemized deductions exceed 2% of your adjusted gross income (your total income minus business expenses and a few other expenses).
The IRS audited Anderson and denied the deduction because it claimed his rental activities were an investment, not a business. The tax court agreed with the IRS, and Anderson lost the Â�deduction. (Anderson v. C. ) Are You Profit Motivated? It goes without saying that the primary reason most people own residential rental property is to earn a profit—that is, to make more money than they spend on the activity. But this isn’t always the case. If your primary motivation for owning a rental is something other than earning a profit, your rental activity must be classified as a not-for-profit activity.