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To individually state each item or article.

Frequently used in tax accounting, an itemized account or claim separately lists amounts that add up to the final sum of the total account on claim.


verb be specific, catalog, circumstantiate, count, designate, detail, document, enter into detail, enumerate, index, inventory, list, mention, mention in detail, note, number, particularize, point out, post, recount, register, set down, specify, state by items, tabulate
Associated concepts: itemize an account, itemize damages, itemize expenses
See also: delineate, describe, designate, detail, enumerate, impanel, index, relate, specify, tabulate
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Younger people could front-load donations, making them large enough that itemizing makes sense.
But even with the cap in place, taxpayers who also have deductible mortgage interest might still save more by itemizing this year, he says.
Another benefit of itemizing estimates is that it provides our employees and subcontractors with a recipe.
In a nutshell, if these four deductions add up to more than your standard deduction, itemizing is probably the way to go.
For example, taxpayers with excess itemized deductions of less than $1,000 for the past two or three years might be contacted to discuss strategies to address the diminishing tax benefits of itemizing.
However, Andaya said that the House was only itemizing the items in the appropriations under the ratified 2019 national budget to make it 'more transparent and easy to scrutinize.'
Itemizing can save taxpayers hundreds of dollars, as only one third of taxpayers itemize but millions more should -- especially homeowners.
If the total of your itemized deductions exceeds your standard deduction, you can save tax by itemizing.
The number listed for each case is the net tax savings (i.e., the difference in tax liability) when selecting itemizing deductions instead of taking the standard deduction.
Exhibit 4 shows, by filing status, the number of dependents that cause average middle-income taxpayers itemizing their deductions to be subject to the AMT.
had denied the senator's allegations, saying the House was only itemizing the budget to make it 'more transparent and easy to scrutinize.'
Consequently, the Youngs do not have enough deductions to make itemizing worthwhile, so they will take the standard deduction.