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Getting a head start on taxes

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Tax Day will be on Tuesday April 17th this year. Tax Day will be on Tuesday April 17th this year.
Many people won't be able to start filing their taxes until February, but there are a few steps you can take now to make sure that you're ready for the deadline in April. Many people won't be able to start filing their taxes until February, but there are a few steps you can take now to make sure that you're ready for the deadline in April.

Though the deadline is months away, some people may be already thinking about what they need to do for their taxes this year.

Bob Sielschott, an accountant with Sielschott, Walsh, Keifer and Regula, recommends that you pay attention to what comes in the mail and don't accidentally throw out something you'll need for your taxes. Sielschott says that many people won't be able to start filing their taxes until February, but there are a few steps you can take now to make sure that you're ready for the deadline in April.

"There’s things you can do now in early January as far as gathering up your deductions, there are some things that you have to calculate yourself, charitable contributions, how much were those, going back to calendar at work and determining and how many miles you drove for work if you didn’t keep a log," said Sielschott.

Tax Day will be on Tuesday April 17th this year.

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