Asked Jan 27, 2020

Problem 5-25
Interest (LO 5.8)

Helen paid the following amounts of interest during the 2019 tax year:

Mortgage interest on Dallas residence (loan balance $50,000) $1,600
Automobile loan interest (personal use only) 440
Mortgage interest on Vail residence (loan balance $50,000) 3,100
Visa and Mastercard interest 165

Calculate the amount of Helen's itemized deduction for interest (after limitations) for 2019


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Step 1

Calculation of Helen’s itemized deduction for interest:


Helen’s itemized deduction for interest for 2019 is $4,700

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Computation of Helen’s itemized dedu...

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