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Mortgage interest deduction on refinance

Mortgage interest deduction on refinance

Question: When You refinance, can you write off all of the mortgage interest up to $750K? Does that law only affect new loans or does it affect current ones too?

Answer: Refinance of the old qualified home acquisition loan is treated under the old tax rule. (mortgage interest deduction up to 1M indebtedness) as long as the refinanced amount is not bigger than the original loan.

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