The standard deduction starts at $30 and increases by $10 for every dependent claimed.
If you think you were hit harder than $30, you can add up the federal excise tax on your old telephone bills from March 2003 to July 2006 and apply for a refund.
The assessment originated in 1898 as a luxury tax to help fund the Spanish-American war.
Read more: “Remember the Maine? Get a refund“