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Schedule A (Form 1040) Additional Items You May Find Useful

Publication 526, Charitable Contributions
This publication explains how to claim a deduction for charitable contributions. It discusses organizations qualified to receive them, the types of contributions you can deduct, how much you can deduct, what records to keep, and how to report them.

Publication 529, Miscellaneous Deductions
This publication explains which expenses you can claim as miscellaneous itemized deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040 or Form 1040NR).

Publication 530, Tax Information for Homeowners
This publication provides tax information for homeowners, including expenses you can deduct and records you should keep.

Publication 535, Business Expenses
This publication discusses common business expenses and explains what is and is not deductible. The chapters cover general rules for deducting business expenses and specific expenses.

Publication 547, Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts
This publication explains the tax treatment of casualties, thefts, and losses on deposits.

Publication 561, Determining the Value of Donated Property
This publication is designed to help donors and appraisers determine the value of property (other than cash) that is given to qualified organizations. It also explains what kind of information you must have to support the charitable contribution deduction you claim on your return.

Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education
This publication explains tax benefits that may be available to you if you are saving for or paying education costs for yourself or, in many cases, another student who is a member of your immediate family.

Publication 936, Home Mortgage Interest Deduction
This publication discusses the rules for deducting home mortgage interest.

Publication 969, Health Savings Accounts and Other Tax-Favored Health Plans
This publication explains health savings accounts (HSAs), medical savings accounts (Archer MSAs and Medicare Advantage MSAs), health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs), and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs).

Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education
This publication explains tax benefits that may be available to you if you are saving for or paying education costs for yourself or, in many cases, another student who is a member of your immediate family.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 12-Aug-2015