Ask your tax preparer if you are eligible to make contributions to an individual retirement account. If you are, taking that step before April 15 can help lower your taxable income-and your taxes.
Otherwise, theres not much you can do to reduce the taxes on the return you are preparing now. However, your CPA can discuss your opportunities for cutting your 2010 taxes.
There are many strategies you can use to reduce some of your tax burden, ranging from small adjustments to more serious steps. Your CPA can describe which ones apply in your situation.