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Can I claim mortgage interest if my name is not on the mortgage/deed but have paid all the payments? My wife is on the mortgage along with her ex but we pay everything.

 
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Can I claim mortgage interest if my name is not on the mortgage/deed but have paid all the payments? My wife is on the mortgage along with her ex but we pay everything.

Are you and your wife filing a joint return?  If her name is on the mortgage and you file jointly you can enter the mortgage interest paid for 2017.

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Can I claim mortgage interest if my name is not on the mortgage/deed but have paid all the payments? My wife is on the mortgage along with her ex but we pay everything.

Are you and your wife filing a joint return?  If her name is on the mortgage and you file jointly you can enter the mortgage interest paid for 2017.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

Can I claim mortgage interest if my name is not on the mortgage/deed but have paid all the payments? My wife is on the mortgage along with her ex but we pay everything.

Why hasn't something been done about getting your spouse's ex off the mortgage?  Seems like that should have been addressed during the divorce.
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