As tax season approaches, knowing what deductions you can claim on your taxes is important to lower your tax liability. Here are some of the most common deductions you can claim on your taxes this year:
If you donated to charitable organizations during the year, you could claim a deduction for those contributions on your tax return. Just make sure to keep accurate records of your donations.
State And Local Taxes
You can claim a deduction for state and local income, sales, and property taxes, up to a specific limit.
If you own a home and have a mortgage, you can claim a deduction for the interest you paid on your mortgage during the year.
Medical And Dental Expenses
You can claim a deduction for out-of-pocket medical and dental expenses that exceed a certain threshold.
If you contribute to a retirement account such as a 401(k) or IRA, you can claim a deduction for those contributions.
You may be able to claim a deduction for education expenses such as tuition and fees, student loan interest, and certain education-related expenses.
Home Office Expenses
If you work from home, you may be able to claim a deduction for a portion of your home expenses, such as rent, utilities, and internet service.
Remember, in order to claim these deductions, you need to keep accurate records of your expenses and make sure they are directly related to the deduction you are claiming. And always consult with a tax professional to ensure you are claiming all the deductions you are entitled to.
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