It’s that dreaded time of year again – tax time! To help you work on your New Year’s resolution of not procrastinating, we have compiled a collection of the best tax articles we’ve seen around the financial blogosphere to motivate you into working on your taxes early.
Good Financial Cents
Don’t wait until the last minute to throw your taxes together. Jeff Rose shows us how to create a checklist that helps you to prepare all necessary documents and information to minimize stress and spend April 15th as relaxed as possible.
We’ve got our own tax checklist, but we like Jeff’s ideas and thoughtful insight.
A look at why it might not be the best idea to treat your tax refund as a savings account.
If you depend on the government to save money for you, you may want to start automatically saving yourself, just in case the “tax savings plan” doesn’t work out the way you want it to.
American Express recently announced that you can now pay your taxes using their Membership Rewards points. Bargaineering takes a look at why this might not be the best idea.
Ten Tax Topics for Taxpayers with Kids
Got kids? They may have an impact on your tax situation. Everyday Finance tells us the top 10 things the IRS wants you to consider if you have children.
There are a number of great tax credits and deductions you can get as a result of having children.
Bible Money Matters
Money Matters shows us how much easier filing your taxes can be when you have exactly what you need at your fingertips.
What steps do you take to prepare for tax season? We’d love to hear your ideas!