Q: I am legal/equitable owner of property in California but not on mortgage. What support info to IRS to deduct mrtg int?
Proof that you are responsible to pay the mortgage. Do you have a written agreement with the other party? If not, get one. Still you might cause an audit in this case just because it might cause the IRS to look specifically at your return.
The above is not legal advice. It is an illustration of options that can be used in certain situations. I have not examined all of your facts, if I did I might provide a different response.
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