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Mishnah Berurah on 147:7 (22) states that the recitation of the Yehi Ratzon is only a minhag and is not mandatory. Regarding reciting it on Channukah (684:1 (1)), he says that we should not recite the Yehi Ratzon after the keriyah on Channukah. He links this to not saying the Kel Erech Apayaim before taking out the Torah. The Encyclopedia on Jewish Prayer ...
An explicit source for not sating tachanun on Tu Bishvat before the beis Yosef is the Sefer Haminhagim (Kloizner ch. 76) who records an (obviously Ashkenazi) custom not to fast.
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