Is The $1,100,000 Limitation On Mortgage Debt For Purposes Of Determining Deductible Interest Expense Applied On A Per-Taxpayer Or A Per-Residence Basis?
Is the $1,100,000 limitation on mortgage debt for purposes of determining deductible interest expense applied on a per-taxpayer or a per-residence basis?
Related Tax Rules or Regulations
Internal Revenue Code Section 163(h)(3) allows a deduction for qualified residence interest on up to $1,000,000 of acquisition indebtedness and $100,000 of home equity indebtedness. Should your mortgage balance (or balances, since the mortgage interest deduction is permitted on up to two homes) exceed the statutory limitations, the mortgage interest deduction is limited to the amount applicable to only $1,100,000 worth of debt.