10 common tax return mistakes cited

The 10 biggest mistakes people make on their tax returns:

* Using the wrong filing status.

* Not correctly claiming dependents.

* Not using the Earned Income Tax Credit.

* Not using the Child Care Credit

* Not taking advantage of Education Tax Breaks.

* Not itemizing when an individual should.

* Not deducting charitable donations.

* Not using energy tax credits.

* Not reporting all income.

* Not having necessary receipts and documentation.

Source: Information compiled by Al Burgos, owner of Burgos Income Tax Inc.

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