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Homeowners who pay private mortgage insurance or what’s known as PMI recently began receiving amended 1098 Mortgage Interest Statement from their mortgage lenders.

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So that’s why you’re getting such late paperwork and why you want to pay attention.

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What should I do if I get this revised 1098? If you already filed your taxes, you could want to amend your income tax return. The deduction wasn’t available when the filing season began Jan. 29. And the IRS didn’t release updated forms after the budget act was passed until Feb. 22.

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“If you came in the last week or two, you would have gotten the extender if you qualified for it,” said Jackie Perlman, a tax research analyst at H Block’s Tax Institute.

If you’re doing your taxes now, look at any amended 1098 for complete tax information.

Am I guaranteed to save money on my tax bill now? No. Not everyone who pays private mortgage insurance will benefit. Some taxpayers use the standard deduction and do not itemize, so they cannot deduct mortgage insurance premiums. cheap canada goose womens jackets Others may have too high of an income to qualify for the deduction related to PMI.

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Another tip: If the amount on Form 1040, line 38, is more than $100,000 ($50,000 if married filing separately), your deduction will be reduced and you must use the Mortgage Insurance Premiums Deduction Worksheet to figure your deduction.

Mortgage insurance premiums can be treated on 2017 returns as qualified residence interest, generally claimed on Schedule A. See Line canada goose expedition uk 13 under the category “Interest You Paid.”

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What kind of paperwork do I look for now? Keep an eye out for an amended 1098. If you didn’t make a large down payment when you bought your home say 20% or more you’re likely paying private mortgage insurance.

The updated statement shows what you paid for mortgage insurance premiums in 2017 in Box 5.

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Other lenders have alerted customers about amended 1098 forms that are on the way.

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She said the majority of Flagstar customers affected were sent an email to alert them that they would be receiving a corrected 1098 from Flagstar and why.

Quicken Loans sent a detailed email to every client impacted by the change explaining the new tax law and its potential impact on their tax situation. The following week, clients canada goose factory outlet uk were sent an updated 1098 statement with a cover letter explaining why homeowners were receiving canada goose outlet niagara falls the document, according to Nicole Beattie, Quicken Loans Vice President of Mortgage Servicing.

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How much money might I save here, if I qualify? Well, it will depend canada goose montebello uk on how much you’re paying for private mortgage insurance, your tax bracket and how big of a deduction will you be allowed.