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Ask A CPA - Itemized/Standard Deduction

1. Are my long term medical care premiums deductible ?

2. Do I always get to deduct the full amount of my itemized deductions ?

3. If I file married filing separately, can I use the standard or itemized deduction amounts?

4. Is the sales tax I paid on my car purchase deductible ?

5. Is the Social Security and Medicare withholding on my wages deductible ?

6. Job hunting expenses

7. Phase-out of itemized deductions

8. Standard deduction

9. What are itemized deductions and how do they affect your tax return?

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