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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 Complex ones are more likely to get answered if Dupree has time to research.



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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