With the new GOP Tax Plan now in effect for 2018 many people are wondering, “Can I still deduct my home equity line of credit? Should I refinance to make it tax-deductible again?” Or just “How do I know if I can deduct the Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) interest?” We will answer your questions and more below.
The basics of home equity lines of credit and new tax plan
This issue tends to confuse many homeowners. There are quite a few cases where the interest on a HELOC can be deductible but there are also many times the interest will not be deductible. To add to the confusion, there will also likely be cases when only a certain portion of the home equity loan is deductible. It all depends on your specific situation.