8 Ways to Get a Jump-Start on Next Year’s Taxes

TWL_2015_apr_blog14With this year’s tax filing deadline in your rearview mirror, next year’s taxes are likely the last thing on your mind. But by taking a few smart steps now you can actually make filing easier come this time next spring. A recent U.S. News & World Report article offers eight smart tips to help you get a jump-start on the 2016 tax filing season. One smart piece of advice is to set up your records system now. There are a number of smartphone apps, tax prep software and old-fashioned filing systems you can use to keep all your receipts and financial records organized. Taking a few minutes now to figure out what system you will use will ensure you have a place to keep important documents as you accumulate them throughout the year.

For more smart tax prep tips, read the entire article.

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