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Tax Mistakes Everyone Makes — and How To Avoid Them

GOBankingRates Logo By Beverly Bird of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 15: Tax season is upon us and with it comes the joy of a tax refund, if you’re lucky. If you’re less fortunate, you might find yourself facing a high tax bill — or worse, a tax audit. When you file your taxes, there are a few easy-to-make mistakes you’ll need to dodge. Failing to do so could put your finances in jeopardy for the rest of the year. Related: 7 Ways You’re Accidentally Committing Tax Fraud Learn how you might be committing tax fraud without even knowing it, and let financial experts teach you how to avoid filing mistakes.  Last updated: April 7, 2021

Tax season is upon us and with it comes the joy of a tax refund, if you’re lucky. If you’re less fortunate, you might find yourself facing a high tax bill — or worse, a tax audit. When you file your taxes, there are a few easy-to-make mistakes you’ll need to dodge. Failing to do so could put your finances in jeopardy for the rest of the year.

Related: 7 Ways You’re Accidentally Committing Tax Fraud

Learn how you might be committing tax fraud without even knowing it, and let financial experts teach you how to avoid filing mistakes.

Last updated: April 7, 2021
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