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Too many deductions on your income taxes?

 

Have you ever been denied a mortgage loan due to tax write-offs?

As we get ready for tax season, we put together our W-2s or 1099s, maybe some medical expenses, our children education expenses and all receipts we’ve been collecting throughout the year so our CPA or Tax Preparer can claim them in the form of deductions to either get the fattest check back or simply pay the least possible taxes to Uncle Sam.

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For the most part, any expenses claimed on tax returns may help save on taxes due, but did you know it can also reduce or even kill your borrowing ability?

In simple terms, the use of deductions reduces your qualifying income by the same amount of deductions reported. So for instance, a wage earner who reports $60,000 on his/her W-2 and who also reports unreimbursed employee expenses of $20,000 for that same year, his/her qualifying income will be reduced to $40,000. This will definetely affect person's borrowing ability. 

While for self-employed borrowers the criterion is the same, there are more options as certain deductions not available to wage earners may not reduce qualifying income while do reduce taxes due.

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This is why as we get into tax season whether you are a wage earner or self-employed be sure to contact us to share your coming plans as well as talk with your CPA or Tax Preparer ahead of time to let them know you are looking to get a mortgage loan. This way, you can strategically prepare your taxes, preserving your borrowing potential and still maybe saving on taxes as well.

At Clear Lending, we will conduct a free analysis helping you understand your chances of qualifying for a mortgage based on your current filed income documents. Simply contact us and we will help you understand key areas of concern you may want to consult with your CPA or Tax Preparer before filing your taxes so your plans to purchase a home in the near future are not shattered. 

Please take this information into account in the coming tax season. 

Don't wait any longer and find out how much you can get Pre-Approved for.

Whether you are considering purchasing or refinancing an existing mortgage loan, Clear Lending can help you. Simply complete our secure and encrypted Pre-Approval Form online and we will contact you right away to review best options for you. 

This advertisement is not an offer for an extension of credit. Programs available only to qualified borrowers. Programs subject to change without notice. Underwriting terms and conditions apply. Some restrictions may apply.


Customers Reviews:

  • Debra Goss • July 09, 2017

    Definitely would recommend this company to anyone trying to get a home. Joan with Clear lending really helped us to close on a home after previous attempts to get a home prior did not go work out. They really worked with our situation and made it possible for us to get our first home. He took the time to answer all our questions and concerns. He was also honest and sincere in his feedback. And For that my husband and I are forever grateful! We were losing hope thinking we wouldn't be able to ever get approved, but clear lending gave us hope again. Thank you clear lending for all your help and making it possible for us to get our first home!!!

  • Keeyan Sabz • November 15, 2018

    Joan saved a deal for my client and closed a loan within 15 days after the previous lender had the file for over 1.5 months. He is able to work magic for a buyer even if you think you may not qualify for a loan! Great with communication with quick responses and constant updates, you are in great hands with Joan!

  • Raul Orta • May 26, 2018

    After being denied by two other loan officers we decided to contact Joan. Not only was Joan able to get us a quick approval but we closed with less than the amount needed. He is dedicated and consistent. Thank you for making our dreams come true. We will forever be grateful!

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