Question

What is personal property tax? Do I qualify for a personal property tax deduction?

Answer

Personal property tax is an excise tax based on the value of the items that are mobile, such as vehicles and boats. You may qualify for a personal property tax deduction on your state and local taxes if the tax meets all of these requirements:

  • In proportion to the value of the property
  • Imposed on an annual basis, even if collected more or less than once per year
  • Imposed on personal property

 

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