Editors' pick: Originally published Feb. 27.

This time of year, we are all scrambling to tally our 2016 deductions so we can get that tax bill down. And while you're counting the obvious stuff, like charitable contributions and business meal receipts, there are a ton of deductions that are just not that apparent. 

And there are a bunch that are just plain weird. So weird that by no means are they a sure thing for everyone, so please talk to a professional before you attempt to deduct this stuff.

Here are five bizarre deductions.

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