The deadline to file a tax return is April 17, and the IRS has a few tips on what not to do.
Death and taxes: no matter how you may try, there’s no getting around them. As the April 17 deadline looms, things get hurried and mistakes get made. The IRS doesn’t want to make things any more difficult than they have to be, so they’ve released a list of eight errors to avoid.
Incorrect or missing Social Security numbers
Incorrect or misspelling of dependent’s last name
Filing status errors
Incorrect bank account numbers for direct deposit
Forgetting to sign and date the return
Incorrect adjusted gross income
Still struggling? Visit one of the three IRS YouTube channels for more instruction.