Kick-Start Your New Year: Start Gathering Your Tax Documents

January 28, 2011 | By | Comments (0)



It’s nearing the end of January, and tax season is starting to loom. By next Monday you should have received any tax documents from your employer. So why not take a few moments this weekend to figure out what other tax documents you need in order to file.


While you’re gathering your papers, check over our list of commonly overlooked deductions to see if you might be eligible for a little extra money this year.


Here are some that you might be missing:


– Hearing aids, eyeglasses, or contact lenses

– Education expenses to maintain or improve job skills

– Cell phones required for business

– Moving expenses

– Mileage incurred while performing charitable activities


See the complete list of commonly missed tax deductions here.