Cut your tax bill with these 4 quirky tax deductions


CNBC—If you itemize, it's smart to cast a wide net for available deductions. Four surprising tax breaks to add to your list.

11 tax deductions and other ways to cut your 2017 tax bill. With all the talk about the new federal tax law that went into effect in January, it's easy to forget about the old one. But it's the old tax code that governs the deductions, credits and other measures you can use to save money on your 2017 tax return due in April. In fact, it may be your last chance to use some of them since the new law eliminated many. Here are 11 deductions and other tax-trimming measures you shouldn't overlook: 1. Traditional IRA contributions You have until April 17 to...