Seven Things You Didn’t Realize You Can Claim on Your Taxes

Non-Reimbursed Work-Related Expenses: If you incur expenses related to your job that are not reimbursed by your employer, such as uniforms, tools, or work-related education, you may be able to deduct these costs.

Home Office Expenses: For those who are self-employed and use part of their home exclusively for business, a portion of home-related expenses, such as rent, utilities, and internet service, can be deducted.

Health Insurance Premiums: Self-employed individuals can deduct 100% of their health insurance premiums for themselves, their spouse, and dependents.

Educational Expenses: The Lifetime Learning Credit and the American Opportunity Tax Credit can help offset the cost of education.

Charitable Contributions: If you itemize deductions, you can deduct charitable contributions to qualified organizations.

Energy-Efficient Home Improvements: Certain energy-efficient improvements to your home, such as solar panels, solar water heaters, and wind turbines, can qualify for a tax credit.

Medical and Dental Expenses: You can deduct medical and dental expenses for yourself, your spouse, and your dependents that exceed 7.5% of your adjusted gross income.

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