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Important Changes This Year


Extended and Expired Legislation

The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 extended the following provisions through December 31, 2020.

  • Exclusion from gross income of qualified principal residence indebtedness.
  • Mortgage insurance premiums deductible as qualified residence interest.
  • Deduction for qualified tuition & fees.
  • Credit for nonbusiness energy property (residential energy credit).
  • Reduction in the medical expense deduction floor to 7.5%

Congress may enact additional legislation that will affect taxpayers after this publication goes to print. Any changes will be reflected in Publication 4491-X, VITA/TCE Training Supplement, available in mid-January on