Personal Interest

Personal interest is not deductible. Personal interest is any interest that is not home mortgage interest, investment interest, business interest, or other deductible interest.

Note. You may be able to deduct interest you pay on a qualified student loan. For details, see IRS Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education.

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