A home mortgage is any loan that is secured by your main home or second home, regardless of how the loan is labeled. It includes first and second mortgages, home equity loans, and refinanced mortgages
You can deduct home mortgage interest only if you meet all the following conditions:
In the program, you will click on the DEDUCTIONS SECTION tab and then select itemized deductions. The page will have listed all items you may itemize. Go to "interest you Paid" then click on mortgage interest and enter the information from the 1098 you received.
For more information, please see Schedule A instructions as well as Form 1098 instructions.