Back to Blog

Are you in a battle with the IRS?


Don't try to handle tax issues by yourself. DO NOT DELAY, seek the help of a tax professional. Contact The Gartzman Law Firm today! Consumer Investigator Dale Cardwell, president of, trusts The Gartzman Law Firm to explain their fees up front and price their expertise fairly and openly. Click HERE to receive your exclusive Gartzman Law Firm/TD Deal of a free phone consultation or $150 for a one-hour office consultation (regularly $375.00) when you sign up through TrustDale! Plus, you get the Gartzman Law Firm/TD Make It Right Guarantee!

TrustDale Tip of the Day: *Commonly Missed Tax Deductions to Put Cash in Your Wallet

Everyone loves a good tax deduction. Unfortunately, as taxpayers scour their drawers for every last cab receipt, they might be overlooking bigger deductions and credits that are not widely known. Five tax experts reveal their "tricks of the trade" on deductions and credits.

Driving to the Fundraiser

You can't deduct the volunteer work you do for charity. But you can deduct any expenses related to that work. If you drive disabled children to a baseball game once a week or pay parking to attend board meetings at a literacy charity, you can claim a standard mileage deduction or itemize your gas costs.

...Or to the Doctor

A similar rule applies to medical travel. If your total medical expenses exceeded 7.5 percent of your adjusted gross income, you can write them off. This means you can include any travel or parking costs incurred for doctors' appointments. The mileage allowance for 2009 is 24 cents per mile.