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My husband and I are filing our 2011 taxes married and separate.

The house is in both...
My husband and I are filing our 2011 taxes married and separate. The house is in both of our names jointly. Can I use half the taxes paid on our house in 2011 on my tax return and he use the other half of the taxes paid on the house on his tax return?
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Hello, THANK YOU for choosing Just Answer. My goal is to help make your life...a little...LESS taxing.

Q: Can I use half the taxes paid on our house in 2011 on my tax return and he use the other half of the taxes paid on the house on his tax return?

A: Yes, the rule is if you are considered a legal and equitable owner, you may do this.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance to you regarding this matter.

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