The IRS lets you deduct either state income tax or state sales tax from your federal taxes. Most people deduct income tax, but there are times that sales tax is a better choice.
Even though Romney won in a squeaker, Republican infighting and an improving economy have given the president a head start in November's race.
If you are supporting relatives, including adult children and elderly parents, you can deduct them as dependents. But make sure you follow all the rules.
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If you follow those rules, you're likely to stay out of tax trouble. Hint: Keep an eye on the paper.
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