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Last Minute Tax Tips

For pointers and to add a little fun to the tax process (it’s possible!), check out our infographic for a full roster of last minute tax tips.

last minute tax tips

So you’ve waited until the last minute to do your taxes, and now the April 17 deadline is looming. To help, we’ve collected some last minute tax tips to make the process as painless as possible.

Maybe you forgot, maybe you’ve simply procrastinated, maybe you find even the thought of crunching numbers nightmarish or perhaps the rush of impending deadline doom is your greatest motivator. You’re almost guaranteed a laugh from your accountant if you call asking for an appointment this week. Fortunately, there’s still time to do your taxes yourself.

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One of the best last minute tax tips is to avoid panicking. Getting flustered will surely lead to common mistakes, like entering Social Security numbers inaccurately, math errors and forgetting to sign and date your return. These slip-ups could result in confusion when it comes to your eligibility for exemptions and deductions as well as a delay in your refund. 

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