Does the interest on a car loan reduce my income tax liability?

"I just bought a car and I was wondering about how the loan affects my taxes.

Can you write off the interest on a car loan?"

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Eric Schad
Answered on Jun 15, 2021
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“Unless your car is for business purposes, you cannot write off interest on a car loan.
If it is a business vehicle, you can deduct depreciation, interest, and possibly mileage off the vehicle when you do your taxes.”

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