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I need help filling out the form 886-a on Part 1 & 2

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We receive a 1098 mortgage interest on the property we sold which was our primary residence. We had a loan modication few year ago but now that we sold it , our lender Chase sent us a 1098 for $109,798.84 which what we claimed on our 2015 tax return. IRS now wants us to fill out the form. They are questioning the amount is too high. Can you help me with this? Please advise

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No, I was hoping the Accountant tell me what else I need to know beside filling out the Form 886-A Worksheet

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My guest on Part I #1 is the original purchase of the propertyThey also purchase another property on 2015 after they sold the Cedar Property. Shall I calculate both for the #1 & 2? What is grandfathered debt?
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Form 886a is just an explanation of items. I would enter the number off the 1098 and include it with the forms sent t the IRS I would not calculate the numbers related to another property unless I received another 1098 related to that property (I would also include that in forms sent to the IRS). Hope this helps

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