Most Americans are eligible for free tax preparation, but many don't realize that. Here's where to find help.
Are you ready for tax season? Make the process smooth this year by getting the necessary documentation together now.
A recent hacking of South Carolina's tax records should make you wonder how secure your state's records are.
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Most records can be safely discarded after three years, but you'll want to keep some types of paperwork longer. Yes, you can keep those files electronically.
If you made a mistake, you can wait for the IRS to track you down. But it's better to file an amended return as soon as possible.
The IRS will still accept your return, but you may have to pay penalties for filing late and for paying taxes late.
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