6 Reasons to File Your Taxes Early This Year

TWL_2015_feb_blog14Although the deadline to file your taxes is still months away, for some taxpayers, there are a number of reasons why you may want to file early this year. Aside from the obvious benefit of getting an anticipated tax refund sooner, a new TurboTax blog offers several compelling reasons for filing as soon as possible. College students applying for financial aid have one of the biggest incentives not to delay filing. In some states FAFSA state applications, which rely on income verification from the IRS, are due as early as February. Taxpayers who tend to be less organized may also want to start the process sooner than later to ensure they have all the documents they need. Rushing at the last minute can lead to costly errors that could have easily been avoided.

To see more reasons you should get started on your taxes now, read the entire article.

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