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I filed my taxes (separately from my husband) even though we

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I filed my taxes (separately from my husband) even though we live in the same house. When I filed my taxes for 2010, I had not received the mortgage interest statement from PNC mortgage. Owning a house is new to us so we didn't know what to do. I just filed "married filing separately" using Are we supposed to get money back on interest paid on the mortgage?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Richard replied 5 years ago.

Good afternoon. You are each entitled to deduct 1/2 of the mortgage interest expense paid if you both on the house and paid it with marital assets. This deduction should reduce your taxable income and thus the tax owed. You should file an amended return (Form 1040X) to include your share of the mortgage interest expense.



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