Does any one have a sample of Policy/Procedures for using IVES program and retrieving 4506-T Tax Transcripts?
Do any of you utilize the TIN Matching program that the IRS offers?
If so, what are your thoughts?
Thanks in advance,
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We are considering changing our points structure on our loans. We would like to implement the following because we are losing deals when the points are greater than $5,000.
1% of the loan amount up to $500,000, after that it is fixed at $5,000.
One of the many concerns we have in doing this, besides the fact that wealthier customers are in essence getting a "discount," is whether these "points" would be reportable on a 1098?
In reading the 1098 Instructions it states:
Reportable points. Report on Form 1098 points that meet all the following conditions.
- They are clearly designated on the Settlement Statement (Form HUD-1) as points; for example, “loan origination fee” (including amounts for VA and FHA loans), “loan discount,” “discount points,” or “points.”
- They are computed as a percentage of the stated principal loan amount.
2-page HSA model form from the IRS