Painless tax preparation secrets

We are only a few days into the New Year but for some of us we are already dreading the April 15 deadline.  However, smart taxpayers are already preparing for their 2013 federal and state tax returns by gathering information and documentation to make it easier for themselves and their tax preparers.  The best thing you can do for yourself and your tax preparer is to begin early and to be organized.

To make tax time easier for you, read and follow these tips and suggestions from real tax preparers in “7 Things Tax Preparers Wish We Would Do.”