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My husband died in 9/2014. We filed a joint return for 2014 taxes. I received a 1099-C for student loan debt in his name. How do I claim it on my tax return? my name is Terre
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Customer: My husband died in 9/2014. We filed a joint return for 2014 taxes. I received a 1099-C for student loan debt in his name. How do I claim it on my tax return? The student loan was for his education. the 1099 is in his name
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Did I pay for this? I went to paypal, I can't tell
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Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 1 year ago
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You are not responsible to claim that income if form 1099C is for 2015.IF however the form was issued for 2014 - you would need to include that amount into your 2014 tax return.
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Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 1 year ago
Please be aware that the amount of cancelled debt is generally taxable HOWEVER you might be eligible to exclude that income by filing form 982 if you are insolvent.Please let me know if you need any help with reporting...I appreciate if you take a moment to rate the answer.Experts are ONLY credited when answers are rated positively.If you still have any doubts, need clarification - please be sure to ask.I am here to help you with all tax related issues.
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