Maximize Your Tax Return

Personal Finance Editor Andrea Chalupa joined us with her five tips for maximizing your tax return:

  1. Getting Started: What you need to know and where to begin, whether you are filing yourself or going to a tax preparer.
  2. How to Get a Great Return: Tips to stay organized, know what deductions to look for, and get your money FAST!
  3. Be Aware… A lot has Changed: The Tax Code is constantly changing, know which adjustments affect you.
  4. Things You Can Write Off but Never Knew That You Should: From sources of income you may have overlooked to getting back for giving back, the unexpected deductions you may not have considered.
  5. Getting a Refund?: How the IRS can work for you, When to expect your money, and why to avoid Refund Anticipation Loans.

For more information, visit her website.


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