The Internal Revenue Service has a special series of daily Tax Tips which started in late January to help people prepare their tax returns.
More than 60 IRS Tax Tips will be available through a free email subscription or by visiting IRS.gov.
The tips, one available each business day through the April 15 tax deadline, offer single-topic briefs on tax topics affecting millions of people.
The easy-to-read tips cover a wide range of topics to help people with the 2014 filing season, which begins Jan. 31.
Many tips offer information on money-saving tax credits and deductions that can be easy to overlook and could affect your refund.
Topics for 2014 include:
• How to avoid tax scams
• Help available through IRS.gov
• Who can claim the Earned Income Tax Credit
• Free File
• Free volunteer tax help
• Fastest and safest way to get your refund
• How to choose a tax preparer
• Tax help ‘en Español’
• Tax return errors that slow down your refund
• The home office deduction
• Education tax credits
• Helpful tips for paying your taxes
You can receive the Tax Tips automatically each day via email by signing up for a free service on IRS.gov. From the Subscriptions page, choose the “Tax Tips” drop-down menu, then click on “Subscribe.”
In addition to more than 60 filing season tips, several special edition tax tips will be available on the IRS website.