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My sister and I bought a home together, but I pay the mortgage. Can I take the entire mortgage interest as a deduction?

 
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MargaretL
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My sister and I bought a home together, but I pay the mortgage. Can I take the entire mortgage interest as a deduction?

Yes, you can. For unmarried individuals, each can only claim the portion of any expenses such as interest or real estate taxes that they pay. If you paid it all, you can deduct it all.

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MargaretL
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My sister and I bought a home together, but I pay the mortgage. Can I take the entire mortgage interest as a deduction?

Yes, you can. For unmarried individuals, each can only claim the portion of any expenses such as interest or real estate taxes that they pay. If you paid it all, you can deduct it all.

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