The Bay Area, including Marin County, received more than its share of high wind advisories of late. That has homeowners wondering if their roofs are strong enough to withstand all that wind.
That depends. Roof repairs are part of the regular and timely work responsible homeowners are expected to complete to protect their overall investments. That is considered regular maintenance and not a deduction. An entire new roof for your residence is considered a home improvement but is also not a tax deductible expense.
You’ve probably seen the Liberty Mutual commercials with Doug and LiMu Emu. If not, let’s just say they are considered quirky and eye-catching. But what does that have to do with how Liberty Mutual handles roof claims? Nothing.