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You are subject to the limit on certain itemized deductions if your adjusted gross income (AGI) is more than $300,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er), $275,000 if head of household, $250,000 if single, or $150,000 if married filing separately. Free state taxes filing Your AGI is the amount on Form 1040, line 38. Free state taxes filing Which Itemized Deductions Are Limited? The following Schedule A (Form 1040) deductions are subject to the overall limit on itemized deductions. Free state taxes filing Taxes paid—line 9 Interest paid—lines 10, 11, 12, and 13 Gifts to charity—line 19 Job expenses and certain miscellaneous deductions—line 27 Other miscellaneous deductions—line 28, excluding gambling and casualty or theft losses. Free state taxes filing . Free state taxes filing Which Itemized Deductions Are Not Limited? The following Schedule A (Form 1040) deductions are not subject to the overall limit on itemized deductions. 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