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Itemize

To list a specific expense the taxpayer has had over the course of the tax year in order to reduce one's taxable income. One may itemize most medical expenses, for example, and deduct them from one's taxable income. The same is the case for interest on mortgages and business expenses. The IRS allows itemized deductions as an alternative to the standard deduction, which takes a flat amount out of one's taxable income. Itemized deductions are subject to certain restrictions; for example, some expenses must exceed a certain percentage of the adjusted gross income to be deductible.
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Regular C corporations can deduct charitable contributions of up to 10% of their taxable income each year, regardless of whether shareholders itemize deductions.
Younger single people also may be likely to itemize because they have only a $12,000 hurdle to clear ($12,200 in 2019), which would mean $2,000 ($2,200 in 2019) in other deductions if they face the $10,000 cap on their SALT deductions.
If your itemized deductions add up to more than the standard deduction for the tax year when you're filing, make sure to itemize. If they don't, skip the hassle and just claim the standard deduction. 
The roughly 16 million who will continue to itemize gave an estimated 75 percent of the $221 billion deducted by individuals in 2015, and accounting for about 60 percent of individual giving that year, according to Roben Sharpe, chief consultant at Sharpe Group, a Memphis, Tenn.-based consultancy.
Some taxpayers leave money on the table by opting for the standard deduction rather than spending time to itemize their deductions.
63(e)(1), a taxpayer must elect to itemize deductions.
Moreover, only people who itemize expenses on their tax returns can claim it.
Again, however, the burden is on trial counsel to itemize the verdict to the extent needed to protect against any later argument of waiver.
If married taxpayers itemize their deductions, expenses that might be lost on a joint return may be deductible on separate returns.
'Trying to hide their unconstitutional post-ratification budget realignments by claiming they wanted to itemize lump sums in the name of transparency: If that's not irony - or hypocrisy, I don't know what is,' Lacson said in a statement on Sunday.
Because what we're doing now is we're trying to identify and itemize the lump sum amounts before the budget reaches Malacantildeang," he explained.
on Monday called on Senators to itemize their P190 billion insertions in the 2019 proposed national budget in the spirit of transparency.