With the extended 2017 tax filing season drawing to a close, now is the time to act promptly if you still need to claim a tax refund. Your preparer may take information directly from you or ask you to complete a questionnaire. Either way, you’ll need time to collect and organize the information. Here are 10 steps to take before meeting for your tax prep.
If you want to pay the least amount of income tax each year, then it may be helpful to start doing some tax planning. Don’t worry - you don’t need an accounting degree to make some smart tax decisions. A little planning goes a long way.
Step 1: Start a filing system
Start a filing system to organize your documents. Any successful tax planning strategy requi...