This column discusses these lost deductions and how they may affect federal government employees as they prepare their 2018 federal tax returns. The first deduction discussed is the deduction for robbery and casualty loss. Until 2018, personal fraud and casualty deficits were deductible as part of one’s itemized deductions. What is a federally declared disaster? A federally declared disaster is a disaster that occurred within an area directed by the President to be eligible for federal assistance. A reduction to personal use property is deductible if the loss is because of fire, storm, shipwreck, or other casualty. A casualty is the damage, devastation or reduction caused by a sudden, unexpected, or uncommon identifiable event.
The casualty loss must be reduced by real insurance reimbursement and by any expected reimbursement. If the house is included in insurance, an insurance claim must be filed. The casualty reduction is not allowed Normally. The second deduction that’s not designed for tax years 2018 -2025 under the TCJA is miscellaneous itemized deductions exceeding 2 percent of one’s adjusted revenues.
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Before the passage of TCJA, miscellaneous itemized deductions exceeding 2 percent of one’s adjusted gross income were deductible on Schedule A as an itemized deduction. … Read the rest