Itemized Tax Deductions for Individuals: Data Analysis

Publication date: 
March, 2013
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Congressional Research Service

This report analyzes the most recently available public data from the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS’s) Statistics of Income (SOI) to provide an overview of who claims itemized deductions, what they claim them for and the amount in deductions claimed. It also concludes with a brief discussion of the implications of various policy options to reform or limit itemized deductions.

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