Tax Guy: 3 last-minute tax tips for your 2016 return

With the April 18 federal income tax return filing deadline looming, it is still not too late to make some moves that will save taxes on last year’s federal return and maybe on your state return too. Here are three possibilities to consider before filing your 2016 Form 1040.

1. Choose to deduct state and local sales taxes

If you live in a state with low or no personal income tax or if you owe little or nothing to the state tax collector, be aware that our beloved Congress made the federal income tax deduction for general state and local sales taxes permanent.

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