Should I itemize or take the standard deduction?

Should I itemize or take the standard deduction?

If you have numerous itemized deductions such as mortgage interest, charitable contributions, etc., it may make sense for you to itemize your deductions instead of using the standard deduction for your tax filing status. However, with change in tax law capping some itemized deductions while increasing the standard deduction it might be better not to itemize and take the standard deduction. Calculate below to find out what is best for your situation when it comes to filing your taxes.

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Dental and Medical Expenses

Taxes You Paid

Interest (Paid/Received)

Charitable Contributions

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