Tag Archives: Mortgage Interest

Mortgage Unpaid

Today TaxMama® hears from GADS in the TaxQuips Forum, with this issue that I probably should not make public: “A 2 family house has been rented for the last 5 years. Both units are rented. The owner stopped paying the mortgage 18 months ago. He still is collecting rents and reporting them on Schedule E. […]

Owning a Home

Today TaxMama® hears from 4775wsk in the TaxQuips Forum, with a quick question. “What are the tax breaks of home ownership?”

Amending Multiple Years

Today TaxMama® hears from Saver in the TaxQuips Forum with a reasonable question. “I have just received a corrected mortgage interest statement for the tax year 2010. Because the amount is lower, and I itemized in the return, I will owe some money. The taxable state refund should be smaller for the tax year 2011. […]

Double Mortgage Deduction

Today TaxMama hears from CL in the TaxQuips Forum, who is upset. “We rented out our home and I used TurboTax for our taxes. Due to the questions posed on TurboTax, i.e., “Do you own a home?”  “What is your mortgage interest?” Then moving on in Turbotax in Rental Properties, the question is asked again […]

Mortgage Interest Paid

Today TaxMama hears from Christie who is facing an IRS audit. She says, “The IRS is saying I owe tons of money due to me not proving that my mortgage expense on my interest-only loan for the house I live in was indeed an interest expense. They say I have not proved that I paid […]

Land Interest

Today TaxMama hears from Phillip in the Tax Parlor who wants to know, ” My wife and I purchased land with the intent to build on it. We have been paying on an interest-only land loan for over a year. Can I deduct this interest for 2006? We have a home already in which we […]