Our main home was also partially rented out before we sold it in 2017. On Turbo tax, how do I enter "how many days was your home used for other purpose?" Do I enter the entire number of days it was rented out? Or do I prorate it based on the size of the rental compared to the main home? For example, if I rented out 1/3 of the house for the last 8 years, should I enter 365 * 8 * 1/3 days as the actual days the house was used for "other purpose?"
Answer for the 2017 tax year. Indicate under the Property Profile section that you rented a part of your home. Then answer the days rented question. If you rented the property for all 365 days, answer 'yes' to the rented all year question. Continue on to enter your rental use % (33%)