Every dollar of deductions and credits you uncover can mean money in your pocket. Don't file that return until you've gone over this list.
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While fewer than 1 percent of all tax returns are audited, there's no guarantee you won't appear on the IRS' radar. But there are ways to reduce the risk.
Taxpayers who forgot a deduction or credit don't have to live with the consequences. You can file an amended return and get a refund of your overpayment.
Some families that aren't required to file tax returns because of low incomes might want to file anyway to collect the earned income tax credit. It's not too late.
Working parents can save on their taxes through the child-care tax credit or by using a flexible spending account. Do the math to see which works better for you.
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