The Tax Benefits Of Purchasing A Home

Read the original article by TurboTax on The Street.

Purchasing a home is a major life decision, but it’s one made easier by the many tax advantages available to homeowners. Items that can affect your taxes include:

In addition to these, you can also benefit from a tax shelter on profits from the sale of your home. You also may be able to reduce their federal tax withholding in anticipation of lower tax bills related to future mortgage interest and property tax deductions. This can increase your take-home pay and make it easier to make your monthly payments…