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Course: ECON 121, Winter 2009
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5 Personal 83 Chapter Itemized Deductions Highlights of 2010 Tax Changes The mileage rate for medical is \$.165 for 2010 (down from \$.24 per mile in 2009). The mileage rate for charitable contributions remains at \$.14. At the time the book went to press, the itemized deduction for general sales tax (in lieu of state and local income taxes) had not been renewed for 2010. However, many believe it will be restored...

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