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November 29, 2009

Homebuyer tax credit questions?

IRS spokesman Jim Dupree will answer tax credit questions -- including ones related to the $8,000 and $6,500 sweeteners for home buyers --  on the Sun's Consuming Interests blog at noon on Tuesday.

Got a question already? Comment on this Consuming Interests blog post or email it to eileen.ambrose@baltsun.com. Complex ones are more likely to get answered if Dupree has time to research.

 

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can iget the repeated buyers tax credit on a home i puchased from a relative?

Donna, the IRS says you cannot claim the credit if you "buy your home from a close relative. This includes your spouse, parent, grandparent, child or grandchild."

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About Jamie Smith Hopkins
Jamie Smith Hopkins, a Baltimore Sun reporter since 1999, writes about the regional economy. Her reporting on the housing market has won national and local awards. Hopkins is a Columbia native and has lived in Maryland all her life, save for 10 months spent covering schools in Ames, Iowa.
She trained to become a wonk by spending large chunks of time as a geek and an insufferable know-it-all.
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