Even though the IRS will not begin processing tax returns until late January, many Americans are already thinking about what this year’s filing season will mean for them. A few vigilant taxpayers are taking it a step further and creating a comprehensive checklist to ensure every last detail is covered.
Generally speaking, filing status refers to the current state of the individual taxpayer in terms of their marital status and whether or not they support at least one other individual in their household.
There’s a chance that you already have your employer-issued tax forms in hand for 2014. There’s also a very good chance that you haven’t worked out the details of who or how you’re going to prepare your returns. Fortunately, you have until April 15th to file…just don’t wait until then to figure out your game plan.