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I have received a loan modification for my mortgage and was told that there might be income tax consequences related to the modification and I would be responsible for any income tax due as a result of the modification. I tried to find out more information from my mortgage company but was told to contact a tax advisor. How can I find out how much taxes if any I will need to pay. My husband and I are both retired and only receive social security and his pension for our income. Any information you have will be appreciated. I want to be prepared so I don't have any surprises come tax time. Thank you.

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In General, any loan modification that includes a forgiveness of debt may be a taxable event.

If the loan modification doesn't include a forgiveness of debt then the next taxable item to consider is the amount of interest that you may currently deduct, if any.

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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, Enrolled Agent replied 2 months ago

The above two items will generally be the most common tax issues when modifying a loan.

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