The IRS just published final guidance on one of the new provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the 20% pass-through deduction. In simple terms, individual business owners may claim a deduction equal to 20% of their qualified business income. However, limitations are in place that that will limit or eliminate the deduction for certain high-income earners.
The new guidance specifically addresses when a rental activity will rise to the level of trade or business and will qualify for this deduction. If an individual spends at least 250 hours of “rental services” throughout the year and maintain contemporaneous records for each location, including dates of all services performed by the taxpayer or somebody else, you may qualify for this deduction. READ MORE at IRS.gov