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Benefits of Starting Your Taxes Early

The 2014 tax season is almost here. It will be better for you to get as early of a start as possible. Get your documents together now to ensure that as soon as you receive your W-2 you can begin filing your taxes. Even though the deadline isn’t until April 15th, get started now.

 

The refund

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Although most people in the United States received a refund last year, there are some that end up owing more money. Getting a large and potentially unexpected bill like this can be damaging to most peoples finances, but by getting them taken care of early, you will allow yourself more time to save and plan to pay it back rather than fretting if your taxes are done at the very end.

 

For the majority of people, you should be getting a refund. Most would find it helpful to get their money as soon as possible rather than waiting. By filing your taxes as early as possible, you will be getting your return that much sooner.

 

Stress

 

To reduce stress associated with filing your taxes, it is necessary to keep organized all throughout the year. Keep all the documentation you will need together from donations made to check stubs. This will make it much easier to take care of once it is time to file. Putting off the process will only build your stress. The longer you have to spend thinking about it; the more stressful it is going to be. Start now to help catch mistakes, and make it easier to determine.

 

The help

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If you need help filing your taxes, it will be easier to find someone earlier rather than later. Most people procrastinate their taxes until the last minute. If you are going to need help putting them together, it will be better to get them done sooner rather than later, to ensure you can find the help you need.

 

File your taxes as early as possible this year. Although the Government Shutdown of 2013 will have some effect on the time period, you will still be able to file in early February. Take advantage of this to be aware of what the outcome will be. If you have any questions about your taxes, or have problems with settlements, call us at Michelle Turpin. We can help get you on the right path, making it easier for you to get the refund you deserve.

 

By +Cassie Costner