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Itemized Deductions, Standard Deduction - Interest, Investment, Money Transactions

  1. Is the interest amount that we paid to the IRS deductible?

Rev. date: 10/26/2015

Is the interest amount that we paid to the IRS deductible?

Interest and penalties paid to the IRS on federal taxes are not deductible.
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