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Frequently Asked Tax Questions

Interest/Dividends/Other Types of Income - 1099-INT Interest Income


Rev. date: 1/2009

How do I report interest received on an installment sale?


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If a contract for the sale or exchange of property provides for deferred payments, it also usually provides for interest payable with the deferred payments. That interest is taxable when you receive it. If you receive interest on an installment sale, you can report it on Form 1040 (PDF), Form 1040A (PDF), or Form 1040EZ (PDF):
For additional information on interest income, refer to:
Tax Topic 403, Interest Received.
For additional information on installment sales, refer to:
Tax Topic 705, Installment Sales, or
Publication 537, Installment Sales.
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