With just over a week to finish up our 2007 Form 1040s, all of us late-season filers are starting to get serious.
Many are in good shape, despite the late date. They have all the data and documentation they need; it's just a matter of entering the info and sending it to the IRS.
Others are a little less organized, but still plan to make the
Regardless of which group you belong to, make sure you don't get in a hurry and miss out on a tax break or two. Here are 10 tax-saving moves that often are overlooked:
- Additional charitable gifts
- Moving expenses
- Job hunting costs
- Military personnel travel
- Child, and more, care credit
- Mortgage refi points
- Many medical costs
- Retirement tax savings
- Educational expenses
- Residential energy upgrades
Details on each of these can be found in this story I wrote for Bankrate.
Now, since I'm in the second category -- I know, I know. Do as I say, not as I do. -- I'm off to get my tax filing in better shape.