(123RF Stock ) Don't forget to count up your little philanthropic gestures in 2012 as well as big charitable gifts. Look at all of the out-of-pocket expenses that you paid for while doing work for a charity.
Three Simple Ways to Get a Bigger Tax Refund
JANUARY 30, 2013Sharon Epperson, CNBCState sales taxes:You have the choice of which to deduct on your federal return: your state sales tax or your state income tax. You can pick the one that gives you the biggest deduction.Job-hunting costs: If you were looking for a job in 2012, I hope you kept track of your job-search expenses, including the cost of printing resumes, business cards, mailings, employment-agency fees, food, hotels, cab fares, and travel.Read more: Yahoo News