Being prepared and filing early allows you to get your money earlier, says David Prokupeck, President and CEO of Jackson Hewitt. Getting all of your documents together, including income statements and expenses, is the best way to do this. Prokupeck explains life changes such as getting married, having children or retiring changes deductions and credits, but they’re also easily overlooked. Millions of dollars are left on the table each year as taxpayers don’t realize or understand they are available to them. Prokupeck says one of the biggest missed are single moms not filing as head of household.
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