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Good afternoon. If you a title owner on the house and paid the entire property tax, you can deduct the entire amount paid.
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I referred to the fact that I am not the only title owner. YOU Only answered part of the
I understand that there are other owners...but as one of the owners, you can claim the entire property tax if you paid it. There is no need to do a life estate. This is no different that if you owned the property in a partnership with the other 3 and you specially allocated the tax deduction to you because you paid it all.