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Ten Tax Break Tips, A Must Read If You Haven’t Filied Your Taxes Yet


Yesterday, I told you about seven no-no's when filing tax returns, today its ten yes-yes's.  Since the goal of every taxpayer is to make sure the IRS gets as little as possible, you need to take every tax deduction, credit or other income adjustment you can.

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Four Stupid Things People Have Tried to Deduct on Their Taxes

You don't have to do your taxes until Monday, April 18th this year, because of a little-known holiday celebrated in Washington D.C. called Emancipation Day. So if you want to wait until the last minute and do your taxes next weekend, you can. But if you're like a lot of people and you're planning to do them THIS weekend, make sure you don't do what any of THESE people did. See the next page for a list from CNNMoney.com of four stupid things people have tried to deduct on their taxes.

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Here are Six Possible Effects of a Government Shutdown

All signs point to the government shutting down on Friday. Basically, that means the government stops providing services that aren't "essential" until they can reach a new budget deal.

But enough about that. What you're REALLY wondering is, "How will this affect ME?" See the next page for six ways it could impact your life, based on what happened during the last shutdown in 1995.

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The Cost Of Basic Cable Skyrockets (For One Ohio Man)

Lt. Daniel DeVirgilio got a bill from his cable company that was so shocking it was hard to take seriously.

Time Warner Cable charged the 26-year old Beavercreek, Ohio man a whooping $16,409,107 for his basic cable service last month.  When DeVirgilio called Time Warner to complain, the representatives were as baffled by his bill as he was.

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Alex Rodriguez Will Make More This Year Than Almost the Entire Roster of the Kansas City Royals

Baseball just isn't fair. And that's because, unlike the NFL, teams don't share revenue. Which means that teams in bigger cities make more money and hire better players. Which makes them consistent winners and leads to more revenue. And there's no better example of baseball's uneven playing field than this: In the coming year, New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will make almost as much as the entire 27-man roster for the Kansas City Royals! Read the breakdown and see more salary statistics on the next page.

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Landon Shows You How To Landscape Your Yard With Recycled Glass [VIDEO]

One of my favorite things to do is work in my yard. I can put on my headphones, tune to Kool 98 and work all day long without a care in the world.

I recently took a trip to the Lubbock Recycling Center to get some recycled glass to use as bedding in some areas of my yard. My friends thought is was really cool and nobody I talked to seemed to know about the completely free landscaping material that's available to all Lubbock citizens. So I thought I would write a story about it so everyone could learn about it! Read more and see video on the next page!

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Diet Coke Has Passed Pepsi to Become the Second Most Popular Soda

My entire life, the top two sodas in this country have been the same: Coke has always been number one, Pepsi has always been number two. In 2010, that changed. Read more on the next page!

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March Madness Pools are Only the Second-Most Popular Type of Office Pool

The NCAA tournament starts on Thursday, so if your office is going to be doing a March Madness pool (and you're cool enough to be included) the brackets are probably circulating.

A staffing company called Spherion just released the results of a nationwide survey of workers to find out which types of office gambling are the most popular. Read more on the next page!

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Check Out the 10 Most Counterfeited Products In the U.S.

If you're wearing a Molex watch right now, wearing Reebuck shoes, and can't wait to get home to watch TV on your brand new high definition Sorny…then you're part of this problem. Read more on the next page!

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Five Sneaky Ways to Save Money on Gas

Gas has gone up more than 40 cents in the last month, and according to Triple-A, the national average now sits at $3.54 a gallon.

You probably know that having enough air in your tires is important, because it can improve your gas mileage by about 3%. But here are five more sneaky ways to save money on gas. Read more on the next page!

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