Each year, millions of dollars in tax deductions and credits go unclaimed. Make sure you land the fattest check possible from the IRS by factoring in the following events and activities.
Although most homeowners know to deduct the interest on their mortgage, refinancing also qualifies. Deduct points paid (one point equals 1 percent of the loan amount).
You can claim if...
--You deduct over the life of your loan instead of all at once. If you have a $2,000 deduction on a 10-year-loan, you'd deduct $200 per year.