Essential tax return information to know before filing.

By Real Simple Editors
February 05, 2019

tax filing questions

The phrase "tax season" might make you panic, especially if you're unfamiliar with the lingo, the forms, or pretty much the entire process. Did you know the Internal Revenue Code is more than 74,000 pages? No one has time to read all of those rules. In order to successfully master your taxes this year, you must first make a plan, organize the necessary forms, and understand the difference between deductions, exemptions, and exclusions. Feeling overwhelmed by the looming tax return deadline? Stress not, for we answered 5 of your most pressing tax questions below:

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