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03-14-2014 10:34 PM
Welcome to the Community!
Real estate taxes are often listed on your 1098 (mortgage interest statement). If not listed on the actual form you can sometimes find the amount in the escrow summary included with the form.
If all else fails, you can get the information from your county assessor's office.
01-28-2015 10:20 PM - edited 01-28-2015 10:21 PM
I'm filling out the state form and there is a question asking if I paid
Taxes Paid on Your Principal Illinois Residence
Is the same as the Real Estate Tax amount on my Form 1098?
01-28-2015 10:54 PM
Hello walterwoods. Welcome to The Community.
Yes. If you pay your real estate taxes on your main home as part of your monthy mortgage payments, the amount listed on the Form 1098 would be correct.
I hope this helps. Good luck to you.
04-14-2018 11:03 AM
I have a 1098 and no real estate taxes are listed. They were not part of my mortgage payments but I paid
them (property taxes 2 times a year) separately to my city assessor. Is that the same thing as the real estate tax?
04-14-2018 06:07 PM
Hello jenspage118, and welcome to the community.
Yes, the property taxes paid to the city (or township, county, or other local entity which collects property taxes) would be the same as real estate tax. Same thing - just slightly different names.
Hope that helps!