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First-Time Homebuyer Credit(p110)


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Use Form 5405 and see the instructions for Form 1040, line 69, to claim the first-time homebuyer credit. The credit may give you a refund even if you do not owe any tax. The credit operates much like an interest-free loan. You generally must repay it over a 15-year period. You (and your spouse if married) are considered a first-time homebuyer if:
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