Determine your filing status and the standard deduction for your status and age.
Add together state and local income taxes, vehicle registration taxes and real estate taxes paid during the year.
Total your home mortgage interest and points paid.
Calculate both monetary contributions and the fair market value of goods donated to charitable organizations.
Determine if you can deduct medical expenses. Multiply your total income by .075. Subtract that number from your total medical expenses to obtain the amount of your deduction.
Determine if you have miscellaneous deductions. Multiply your total income by .02. Subtract that number from employee-related expenses and tax-preparation fees to obtain your deduction.
If you had a personal casualty or theft loss, multiply your total income by .1, add $100, then subtract that total from your loss to obtain your deduction.
Add together allowable deductions and compare the total with your standard deduction.
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