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What if I paid for mortgage insurance but did not get a Form 1098?

If you did not receive a Form 1098 but you did in fact pay mortgage insurance, you would need to contact the mortgage insurance issuer to determine the deductible amount. Examples of mortgage insurance issuers include: the Department...

Indiana Renter's Deduction

You may be able to take the Indiana renter's deduction if: You paid rent on your principal place of residence, and The place you rented was subject to Indiana property tax. Your "principal place of residence" is the place where you have...

Indiana Insulation Deduction

You may be able to take this deduction if you installed new insulation in your Indiana home during 2013. Insulation includes weather stripping, double pane windows, storm doors and storm windows. To take this deduction the following...

Tuition and Fees Deduction

You may be able to deduct qualified education expenses paid during the year for yourself, your spouse, or your dependent(s). You cannot claim this deduction if your filing status is married filing separately or if another person can claim...

Deduction for Educator Expenses

If you do itemize your deductions, you cannot claim the same educator expenses as both a Deduction for Educator Expenses and as a deduction for Unreimbursed Employee Expenses. You can only list these expenses as a deduction in one place...

Standard Deduction and Exemption Amounts

2014 Standard Deduction and Exemptions Single - $6,200 Married Filing Joint - $12,400 Married Filing Separately - $6,200 Head of Household - $9,100 Qualifying Widow(er) - $12,400 Personal Exemption(s) - $3,950 IF THE TAXPAYER OR SPOUSE...

Sales Tax Deduction Calculator

Using the Sales Tax Deduction Calculator To figure the amount of optional general sales tax you are eligible to claim, just answer a few online questions and the system does the rest. First select the tax year for which you are preparing...

Indiana Military Service Deduction

If your income includes active or reserve military pay, you will be able to take a deduction (regardless of your age). If you are retired from the military or are the surviving spouse of a person who was in the military, you may be able...

General Guidelines for the IRA Deduction

If you made contributions to a traditional IRA during the tax year, you may be able to take an IRA deduction. But you, or your spouse if filing a joint return, must have had earned income to do so. Earned Income: For IRA purposes, earned...

1099-DIV or 1099-INT: Dividend and Interest Income

If you received a Form 1099-DIV for dividend income or a Form 1099-INT for interest income, you can enter this in your TaxSlayer account by selecting Federal Section > Income Menu > Enter Myself > Interest or Dividend Income......