Some taxpayers like to actually get a check, but there are advantages to requesting direct deposit.
You can claim up to $2,500 in interest paid on qualified student loans used to pay for college or vocational school.
Did you move for a job last year? You may get deductions for your unreimbursed moving expenses.
The tax code provides several ways to defer or avoid taxes while saving for your child's education.
The deduction for alimony is not limited to support payments.
"Above the line" deductions are better than those "below the line," because they reduce your AGI.
If a tax professional catches even one deduction you would have missed, it can easily justify the cost.
Not every new window, door, boiler, furnace, heater or roofing improvement will qualify.
Like just about any income tax question that begins "Can I deduct," the answer is "It depends."
Congress had made two previous attempts at instituting a federal income tax. The one in 1913 stuck, and grew.