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1. Acupuncture

2. Blood given at a blood bank

3. Boat loan Interest

4. Can I deduct the student loan interest reported in my child's name and S.S. number?

5. Car loan interest

6. Chiropractor

7. Common Miscellaneous deductions subject to the 2% AGI

8. Contact lenses costs

9. Contributions to Lobby's

10. Contributions to organizations outside of the USA

11. Country Club Dues

12. Credit card interest

13. Deduction for the time spent on a job that I did not get paid for

14. Divorce - Lawyer fees

15. Dog or Cat expenses

16. Driving to work

17. Drug addiction treatment costs

18. Dry cleaning costs of Suits and Dresses

19. Education - Employer Reimbursements

20. Employer Reimbursements - Accountable Plan

21. Employer Reimbursements - Nonaccountable Plan

22. Estate Planning fees

23. Fertility costs

24. Fertility Enhancement

25. Fully Deductible Miscellaneous Itemized deductions

26. Funeral expenses

27. Gambling losses

28. Garbage-collection fees

29. Hearing Aids

30. Home Equity Interest

31. Homeowners Association Fees

32. Hotel Costs for spouse's Cancer treatment

33. House improvements

34. Job hunting

35. Laser vision surgery

36. Legal fees

37. Life insurance

38. Life Insurance Premiums

39. Long term Care Insurance

40. Loss on sale of residences

41. Maintenance fees - Time Share Condo

42. Marijuana - prescribed by a doctor

43. Maternity Clothes

44. Mortgage Insurance Premiums

45. Newsletters for tax planning

46. Nice Clothes

47. Nondeductible expenses

48. Nursing home costs

49. Parking tickets

50. Payroll deductions for Health Insurance

51. Political contributions

52. Politician's expenses

53. Psychiatric, Psychoanalysis or Psychologist payments

54. Reconstruction Surgery

55. Safe Deposit box

56. Social Security

57. Stop Smoking Program

58. Tax Preparation fees

59. Teaching supplies

60. Teeth Whitening

61. Telephone expenses

62. Termite or Moth damage

63. Unamortized Points - mortgage interest

64. Uniform cleaning

65. Union dues

66. Value of my time donated to a charity

67. Vasectomy costs

68. Veterinary fees

69. Vitamins and supplements

70. Youth Programs

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