Top Tax Time Tips

Top Tax Time Tips

It’s time to gather your financial documents and receipts to figure out if you owe Uncle Sam or he owes you. Getting a jump on your taxes can help avoid mistakes. Here are some tips from the IRS: Gather documents: receipts, canceled checks and others that support income or deductions. Let Free File do the hard work. It’s available at www.irs.gov. Everyone can find an option to prepare a tax return and e-file it for free. If you made $58,000 or less, you qualify for free tax software.{{more}} If you made more or are comfortable preparing your own return, use Free File Fillable Forms. Consider direct deposit for refunds. You’ll receive them faster than paper checks.