Date: 19 Oct 2010
Has there been any change or update to the passive activity loss rules relating to the income limitation? (Phase out of $25,000 limit for passive activity losses from real estate in which a taxpayer actively participates when for 50% of adjusted gross income exceeding $100,000.) With most households having two breadwinners these days, hardly anyone seems to qualify for the deduction.
Date: 8 Nov 2010
The limitation is in Internal Revenue Code Section 469(i), and it has not been changed since 1986. There are no provisions for inflation adjustments.
There is no proposal that I am aware of for a change.
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