Today, the Tax Foundation is honoring six individuals with the second annual award for Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform. As the award’s name suggests, the honorees were selected due to their extraordinary...
- Monday Map: Mortgage Interest Deduction by State
Monday Map: Mortgage Interest Deduction by State
Today's Monday Map looks at the percentage of taxpayers claiming the mortgage interest deduction in each state - a tax break which could conceivably be reduced or limited by a fiscal cliff compromise. The state with the highest percentage is Maryland, with 36.79% of tax returns claiming the eduction; at the other end is neighboring West Virginia, where only 15.00% of taxpayers claim it.
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