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How to reduce your 2016 taxes

Even though it’s the final days of 2016, there are still tax strategies that can help reduce the amount you fork over to Uncle Sam.

FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2013, file photo, Ally Belden, center, returns an item at Target in Summit Township, Pa. After a busy shopping season, holiday returns inevitably come next. Prepare yourself for gifts that miss the mark by learning the ins and outs of retail return policies. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File)

A guide to making holiday returns

Nearly a quarter of the people responding to a 2015 holiday survey by shopping app Retale said they were likely to return or exchange at lea…