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emilysflores29
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I paid my 2018 Texas property taxes in January 2019 (not through escrow). Can I report on 2018 return?

 
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Texas Roger
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I paid my 2018 Texas property taxes in January 2019 (not through escrow). Can I report on 2018 return?

No. The taxes must be paid in 2018 for you to be able to deduct them on your 2018 tax return. Is it possible you  paid your 2017 taxes in January of 2018? If you did, they would be deductible on your 2018 tax return. 

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Texas Roger
Level 15

I paid my 2018 Texas property taxes in January 2019 (not through escrow). Can I report on 2018 return?

No. The taxes must be paid in 2018 for you to be able to deduct them on your 2018 tax return. Is it possible you  paid your 2017 taxes in January of 2018? If you did, they would be deductible on your 2018 tax return. 

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