Happy Valentines Day! It’s the season of love, and we know how much you love doing your taxes so we’ve updated our guide! And, because we like you, we’re going to give you a pep talk!
We know it is hard to get motivated to do them; let’s face it, taxes aren’t very fun. Why not come up with a reward once you’ve clicked that send button, or put that envelope in the mail! Stop by the Pittsford Farms Dairy and Bakery for a delicious treat!! Or make a movie date at the Pittsford Cinema.
2. Get yourself organized!
The awesome folks at TurboTax have a check list to get you started. Gather all your forms and info, and have them on-hand so you don’t have to go on a frustrating hunt right when you’re getting close to finishing!
3. These days it makes sense to prepare taxes and file online; it is a great option if you are up for it!
There are so many options out there; not sure where to start? The IRS actually has a list of 13 companies that will make their programs available for free if you qualify and there is also an IRS Free File program to check out. Active Duty Military? Many companies allow you to prepare and file your Federal AND Sate for free! SimpleDollar.com has also just revised their guide to the best tax software for 2016.
4. Don’t panic, if you have to, you can extend.
5. Double check!
The IRS has a checklist of common errors made when preparing- easy things like printing clearly and checking to make sure your Social Security Number is accurate make a difference!!
Okay, time to dive in! You’ve got this; we believe in you!!
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