April 15 will be here before you know it so if you’ve been putting off filing your taxes it’s time to get on the ball. We’re here to offer a few tips for you to make the process a little less stressful.
Tax Tip #1: Filing via DIY software? Do your homework!
There are many DIY tax options out there – be sure to choose the one that’s right for you. Before purchasing, take some time and scour the web for product reviews.
Tax Tip #2: Save money by filing sooner rather than later.
We’re still early into tax season which means there are deals available from tax prep companies and software programs. If you file soon you can take advantage of these great deals and alleviate the last minute rush on tax day. It’s a win-win!
Tax Tip #3: Don’t stress – you can always file for an extension.
Running into a snag that will prevent you from filing on time? Not to worry – you can always file for an extension. Form 4868 is available online and is included in most DIY tax prep software.
Tax Tip #4: Turn your return into savings
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What are you favorite tax time tips? Share them with us in the comments below.