IRS Form 1098, Mortgage Interest Statement (also known as the IRS Mortgage Interest Form) is a form that reports the amount of interest and related expenses that an individual or a sole proprietor paid on a mortgage during a tax year. The form is filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which is the issuing department, and was last revised in 2019. The form is revised every year. You can download Form 1098 for 2019 (filing for the previous year) below.
The statement is used for reporting mortgage interest paid by an individual or sole proprietor during a tax year to the government, with the purpose of receiving a mortgage interest deduction on the borrower's federal income tax return.
The form is filled out and filed by the lender or whichever entity receives the interest, and it is provided to the borrower, who can use the amounts on the form to deduct the interest paid from their taxable income.