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Deductions for Donations

Making a donation can be rewarding, even at tax time. You can deduct donations that you make as long as you opt to itemize your taxes when you file your return. The donations you make must be to a qualified organization, as those contributed to an individual aren’t eligible for deduction. Tax deductible donations must […]

Traveling for Deductions

Some businesses require employees to travel in order to perform their job effectively. Travel expenses can be deducted, provided they are both ordinary and necessary to the job, through Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses, or Form 2106-EZ Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses, and Form 1040, Schedule A, Itemized Deductions. Travel expenses incurred for personal reasons or […]

Taking out loans to pay for your education is the only option to afford college for some students. This can get expensive quickly, depending on your interest rate. However, any interest you pay on certain student loans may be deductible when you file your tax return. You are able to deduct up to $2,500 in […]