As the calendar itches closer to April, tension is building as we all get ready to do our taxes. The good news is there’s new deductions and other tips that may increase your refund. I’ve spent the last few hours gathering the best tips and help from around the net. Without further ado, here’s the highlights of what I found.
IRS Help – The official IRS site has great help for many different tax issues, including free tax preparation and filing for the disabled. Use this site as a starting point to start your tax filing off right.
Find hidden tax refund money - An informative video by CNN reminding everyone to double-check for refunds you may have forgotten.
8 ways to judge a tax professional - It takes a lot of trust to hand over your financial information to a tax professional. This article by MSN goes into detail on how to tell if a tax professional is credible and trust-worthy.
Tax-Answer – H&R Block’s Q&A system is a good resource to have your questions answered or find information you might have missed.
12 Tempting Tax Tips 2012 – Bankrate supplies very current, detailed tips to get the maximum refund. Don’t know about the American Opportunity deduction? Learn here.
30 Last-Minute Tips - Check this list by SmartMoney before sending your taxes in. Simple tips that can easily be forgotten are pointed out in this list.
Hopefully this list helps you get a couple extra deductions. Remember to take your time and educate yourself on what deductions may apply to you. Did I miss anything? What are your best tax tips and advice?