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Adding the cost of a capital improvement to the basis of a rental property.

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I need to adding the cost of a capital improvement to the basis of a rental property for depreciation purposes. I can add it as a new Asset but it does not accumulate to the same rental property. I am looking for the way to correctly do this.

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But improvements are separate assets and a new asset should be created in the year that the improvements were put into use.

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"I can add it as a new Asset but it does not accumulate to the same rental property."

What does this mean.....it does not accumulate to the same rental property?


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You mean attach to the same property. You can change the activity in the Forms menu, while  you are looking at the new asset sheet.

Every time you add a new asset, do it while looking at another asset in the same activity, then it will attach properly.

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