Taxes are a royal pain in the ass and, it's almost time for you to pay yours.

You can't stop Uncle Sam from sticking his hand in your pocket but, you can keep a few more dollars with these handy, not so well known, tax write offs.

There are a bunch more, these are just some of the weird ones you might not think about. The April 15th deadline is just a few weeks away. For best results, hire a pro to do your taxes for you.