OKLAHOMA CITY – Now is the time of year when people begin to think about peace, generosity‹and taxes? While it may seem to be much too early to worry about filing your tax return, the end of the year is a great time to get your records in order and take other steps that will minimize the hassles when tax time does roll around. It's also often your last chance to take advantage of deductions or other tax-saving opportunities for the year. The
Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants provides this advice on getting a head start:
— Simplify with social media
Once you've filed your return, how can you track what's become of your tax refund? There's an app for that. IRS2Go is an Internal Revenue Service smartphone application that lets taxpayers check on their status of their tax refund and obtain helpful tax information. The IRS recently added features that connect you to the IRS YouTube channel and the latest IRS news and enable you to access your tax records. Check into this and other free applications now that can help make tax time easier next year.