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There was a great deal of uncertainty in the new German government taxation act about whether taxpayers can still subtract the interest they are paying on their home ownership credits. Under the new act, the interest on home ownership debt will be suspended for the next eight years. However, it turns out that the moratorium does not cover all home ownership credits (HELs) and line of sight credits (HELOCs).
On the other hand, it only covers those who are used to be able to afford non-domestic items, such as the payment of your plastic or the purchase of a vehicle. However, you can still discount home equity loan interest, which is used to repay for the do-it-yourselfers. Up to this year, you were permitted to subtract the interest you spent on up to $100,000 in a HEL or HELOC, regardless of how you used the time.
In order to eliminate the mess, the IRS has recently released a clarification guide to let the public know that in many cases you can still subtract the interest you are paying when you lend against your home. In spite of their name, home ownership credits and home ownership credits are not legally deemed "equity title debt" if they are used to "acquire, build or improve" your principal place of residence backed by your home.
In fact, if the cash is used to construct or upgrade your home, the credits are regarded as "acquisition debt", like the mortgages you got to buy your home. Also, the new taxation laws still allow you to subtract the interest you are paying on the acquisitions debts. In the case of a loan taken up until December 31, 2025, after which the expiration of the loan extension expires, you may subtract only the interest you are paying on up to $750,000 in financing debts.
These limits apply to your mortgages and home ownership credits or line of credit together. So, if you go out and get a $750,000 loan in the morning, then a few month later take out a $100,000 HEL to construct an extension and get your rooftop replaced, you can only subtract the interest on your entire loan up to $750,000.
However, if you had entered into this Mortgag and HEL on or before December 15, 2017, the effective interest rate threshold for your debt is $1 million, so you could subtract all your interest.