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When the annual reckoning with the IRS rolls around, their willingness to help out entitles them to write-offs for unreimbursed expenses incurred while they do volunteer work for rescue groups like the Humane Society of the U.S and the ASPCA.
While April 15 is commonly accepted at "tax day," for many taxpayers and especially small business owners, freelancers and self-employed professionals, there are other important "tax days" to keep in mind.
The combination of expiring tax laws and tax policy changes, possible renewed retroactive provisions and last-minute legislative action calls for taxpayers to be extra careful when managing their taxes in order to ensure that there is no money left on the table.
Individuals who reduce their income taxes with itemized deductions are aware that they can claim contributions to schools, religious organizations and other favorite causes. But many of them are unaware of other opportunities.
The tax laws authorize immediate relief for persons whose property is damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy or other natural disasters. But this relief is only for those who suffer serious property damage.