I believe you can deduct either state income tax paid OR state sales tax but not both.HueyLD wrote:One item that has not been mentioned.
If you purchase the materials to build a home and pay the sales tax directly, you can deduct the sales tax as an itemized deduction. Keep good records.
And not all mileage is deductible, especially if the IRS considers it "commuting expense".caroljm36 wrote:Don't forget a log for logging mileage. It really needs to be done contemporaneously, not after the fact.
I guess there are apps for it now but I wouldn't know about that.