With the tax filing season almost here, consider checking out two new IRS publications available on IRS.gov. The publications can help you get prepared to submit your tax returns and stay organized with tips for year-round tax planning.

Publication 5348, Get Ready to File
This publication provides helpful filing information and resources on:

  • Electronic filing options
  • Tax refunds
  • Withholding
  • Estimated tax payments
  • Credits and deductions
  • Data protection

Publication 5349, Year-round tax planning is for everyone
Life changes can affect taxpayers’ expected refunds or the amount of tax they owe. These changes include things like employment status, marital status and financial gains or losses. Publication 5349 provides tips on developing habits throughout the year that will help make tax preparation easier. This resource also includes a checklist of items taxpayers should have on hand when filing their tax return.

More information:
Steps to Take Now to Get a Jump on Next Year’s Taxes