2008 was a tough year on your wallet every which way, so the last thing you want to do is pay more than absolutely necessary on your income tax return. Whether you’re a freelancer, side business owner, or regular old W-2er, check out three ways you can save a few extra bucks out of the financial trauma that is tax season. (That said, remember: I’m no tax accountant, so you should consult yours for specific answers about your situation.)