Sex columist. How will this impact my tax return? If you can demonstrate that the loan was purely for your husband's half of the property then you could attribute the interest against his share of the rent. I understand that in NSW there is exemption of stamp duty under certain circumstances. Not joking. I purchased and lived in my own home for three years. Reply "Hi I splitnwith my partner in January and we no longer have contact. Reply "My mum used to do the same thing for my dad a bricklayer about 25 years ago! All indications I've seen are that the Bush family is a bunch of outwardly decent people. Reply "When doing my tax online, when I put in my spouses taxable income, my tax refund estimate reduced.