The National Directory of Certified Public Accountants

Ask A CPA - Five Last Minute Refund Tips

1. Check to see if you have worthless stock or loans that are completely uncollectible

2. Don't Overlook the value of the IRA deduction

3. If you are self-employed, take advantage of an SEP plan

4. If you itemize, don't forget the non-cash contribution deductions.

5. Take the American Opportunity Credit if you have children in undergraduate college.

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