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5 Lessons Learned: Solutions

Steps to Tax Preparation Success The US Federal government reports that 60% of individuals who submitted their tax returns where complied with by paid preparers; therefore, tax preparation has entered into a new level of tax return filing courtesy of the quick services of paid tax preparers. The first step in preparing to submit your tax returns is to look for a competent tax preparer and there are ways to do that, such as asking friends or a lawyer to give you a referral or go through the link of the IRS on directory of preparers. There are guide tips to know on whom to choose in your tax preparer list and these are: ask for his/her Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN), which indicates that he/she is authorized to prepare your federal income tax returns, inquire on the fees, which will actually depend on the complexity of your returns, and if the preparer requires a percentage cut on your tax refund, steer clear of this person; otherwise, there are tips on choosing a preparer which the IRS has provided in its link. Time is of the essence in submitting your tax returns on time, as well as enjoying tax incentives, such as being eligible for deductible contributions to IRAs or health savings accounts, therefore, the sooner you choose a qualified tax preparer, the sooner, too, will the tax preparation begins.
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Normally, by the end of January, you will be receiving different types of information returns, such that for each form, check if the information matches your own records. So as you will know which forms are to be complied with, these are the common forms of tax returns: Form W-2, if you have a job; Form SSA-1099, if you received Social Security benefits; various form 10992, to report income, like cancellation of debt (1099-C), dividends (1099-D), interest (1099-INT), and nonemployee compensation paid to independent contractors (1099-MISC); new Form 1095-A, to report information from the government marketplace from which you purchased health coverage; various 1098s, reporting mortgage interest (1098), student loan interest (1098-E) and tuition payments (1098-T); Form W-2Gs for certain gambling winnings.
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Get your receipts together and the more organized you are in filing your receipts, the less time it will take the preparer can complete your tax returns form, which translates into reducing his/her service fees. Filing all your receipts can help the tax preparer determine if your personal deductions can be claimed under standard deductions or itemized deductions and make comparisons as to where you are of an advantage. The tax preparer will also be requiring you on personal information, such as Social Security number; the Social Security number of your dependents, address of your home and that of your other properties; specific dates when you transferred residence; information about properties you bough and sold, including their respective dates and the amounts paid and received.