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I think I'm in the 25 or 28% tax bracket. I'm not sure what the cutoff is. I will pay about $10k in mortgage interest and about $4k in combined property and school taxes this year. I am currently claiming zero and zero as my deductions. I am married. This is my first year paying a mortgage. I'd like to get some of my tax money now by decreasing what I pay in taxes. What are some Foolish recommendations for doing this? How much can I expect to get back with that level of mortgage interest and taxes?

Even with claiming zero and zero this year we didn't get a very large refund. My wife and I stayed at zero and zero to be safe.

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