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income tax question. Are there any ways that interest on an insurance policy can be tax deductible?

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Tax Professional: Robin D., Senior Tax Advisor 4 replied 6 months ago

When a policy pays out to the beneficiary the actual policy amount is not taxable but any interest paid is taxable. The interest is not deductible though unfortunately.

If you are talking about some other type of interest let me know but at this point I have to answer no, the interest paid by the insurance company is not deductible.

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