IRS Form 8396, Mortgage Interest Credit is the document you fill out in order to calculate and claim the tax credit on your mortgage interest for the current tax year, as well as to request the credit extension for the next year. The issuing agency of the form is the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The main aim of the credit is to help low- and moderate-income individuals to afford property ownership. The maximum amount of credit you can get is $2,000 per year.
The IRS mortgage interest credit form is revised annually and attached to the IRS Form 1040 or the IRS Form 1040NR before submitting. Download the latest fillable IRS Form 8396 through the link below.