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my husband and i purchased a home in aug.09 we file our taxes

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married but separte can we...
my husband and i purchased a home in aug.09 we file our taxes married but separte can we both claim the home or one of us.
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Assuming you otherwise qualify, the max credit each spouse can claim of a MFS return is $4K. So, to achieve the entire $8K, you would both need to claim the credit if filing on separate returns. Please let me know if you have further questions.

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