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What can you itemize on your taxes?

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Medical and dental expense greater than 7.5% of your adjusted gross income; Interest payments on your Home mortgage; property taxes for your home and car; charitiable giving; and certain unreimbursed business expenses. Generally if you do not have very large medical bills or own a home, then you probably are better off taking the standard deduction.

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