If you think your tax bill is chiseled in stone at the end of the year, think again. Here are 10 tax tips for the new year to help you lower your taxes, save money when preparing your tax return, and avoid tax penalties.

  1. Contribute to retirement accounts
  2. Make a last-minute estimated tax payment
  3. Organize your records for tax time
  4. Find the right tax forms
  5. Itemize your tax deductions
  6. Don’t shy away from a home office tax deduction
  7. Provide dependent taxpayer IDs on your tax return
  8. File and pay on time
  9. File electronically
  10. Decide if you need help

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