It's tax season, and that means we all are gathering receipts, counting deductions and doing all we can to get that tax bill down.  And we've talked before about the weird, out-there deductions that surprise most folks, but there are tons of less unusual deductions that taxpayers often forget to include.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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