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My ex husband have been separated for almost 3 years and divorce for a years still own a house in Fontana CA. I've made all the house payments for all those years. He keeps asking me for 1/3 the mortgage taxes. is he entitle to do this ? help

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From what you have stated, no your ex husband would not be able to deduct the property tax since you are paying the tax.

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Please see below an excerpt and link from IRS.Gov -Topic Number 503 - Deductible Taxes

"To be deductible, the tax must be imposed on you, and you must have paid it during your tax year. "

https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc503

You can only deduct home mortgage interest if all the following conditions are met.

A qualified home is:

Main home.

You can have only one main home at any one time. This is the home where you ordinarily live most of the time.

Second home.

A second home is a home that you choose to treat as your second home.

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