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Whether you're filing taxes for yourself or a business, we'll help you make the April 15 deadline.
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- Mileage calculations
Deduct your taxes
Deduct your state, local, and foreign income taxes, and non-business property taxes. Experts say taxpayers often forget that these are deductible.
Track your mileage
Calculate mileage related to medical needs for you and any dependents, like trips to the doctor and pharmacy. Mileage pertaining to charitable works is also deductible, as long as the organization is a 501(c)3 non-profit.
Write off job-hunting expenses
Deduct expenses related to a job search as long as you're seeking a position in the same field as your current field.
Cut your gambling losses
Cut your gambling losses: If you won more than $600 gambling, but your losses exceeded those winnings, you may deduct the amount you won.
Claim your parents
Claim your parents as dependents if they earn less than the exemption amount, and you can prove you are responsible for at least half their living expenses.
Include investment advice
If you paid for financial advice, claim it as an investment expense.
Deduct necessary home improvements
Deduct home renovations that are medically necessary, like a wheelchair ramp.
Remember rental property
If you have rental property, deduct any and all expenses related to managing and maintaining it, including mileage involved in checking on the property, collecting rent, or running around getting the supplies to make a repair, the cost of which is also deductible.
File amended returns
If you missed these deductions or any others, you may file amended tax returns going three years back.