Washington Post Economics Correspondent Heather Long: “There is something way easier that we can all do” for a tax deduction in 2018

FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. Politicians love trying to use the tax code to highlight their goals to voters. This year, it’s a battlefield between Hillary Clinton, who wants to boost levies on the rich to pay for expanding social programs and Donald Trump, who says cutting taxes would gird the economy. The clash has consequences for the rich, poor and those in the middle. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Washington Post Economics Correspondent Heather Long joins Mike to explain whether or not that payment you just made with your county’s treasurer was worth the time. That’s after the Internal Revenue Service made a discouraging statement Wednesday.