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Top 10 Tax Deductions You're NOT Taking

Updated for Tax Year 2016 / August 1, 2021 01:00 PM


You could be leaving hundreds of dollars on the table when you file your tax return this year. From magazines to medical insurance premiums, little-known tax deductions could make tax day a happier one for your family this year.

The article below is accurate for your 2016 taxes. Some tax information below has changed for tax years after 2016.


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