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Tips for Filing Taxes

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Avoid these common mistakes when claiming charitable donations on taxes and know the records you need to file with taxes.

Are you a tax procrastinator? The longer you wait to file your taxes, the more you put yourself at risk for tax identity theft.

Filing taxes when you're unemployed can be tricky, but don't miss out on job search deductions and ways to claim unemployment income on taxes.

Know how to claim charitable donations on your taxes including how to know fair market value and what qualifies to receive charitable contributions.

Get the scoop on how new tax laws could impact you. Anticipate changes to your tax withholding based on life events such as marriage or divorce, children, inheritance and homeownership. Plan for new and revised tax deductions in 2019.

Need help with your taxes? Get free and low-cost tax help, whether you prefer in-person tax preparation or tax preparation software.

Protect personal information on tax returns and beware of tax scams. Know the risks of refund anticipation loans and get the biggest refund you can.

Smart uses for your tax refund like paying down debt, prepaying loans and an emergency fund. Use your W-4 withholding to get more from your paycheck.

Understand what you need to do your own taxes. Gather the right paperwork and know your tax filing options including free tax help.