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PREPARE FOR TAX SEASON 2018 Here are 10 ways to get a jump start on your taxes now: • Figure out which forms you’ll need: There are many different tax forms for different financial situations. If you’re unsure which tax form to use, visit the IRS’s website or consult a professional. • Keep all receipts in the same place: If you’re someone who itemizes deductions, it is important to store all of your receipts together in the same place. If you lose any, it could cost you. • Store all tax returns together: Since we often have to reference the previous year’s return when preparing the current one, it’s a good idea to make sure you store them all in the same place. • Review/revise your W-4: If you’ve experienced any life changes from the previous year (adding or losing any family members), ask your employer if you can review your W-4. The IRS recommends doing this every year. • Do your research: If you plan to do your taxes on your own, make sure you educate yourself about the deductions you’re entitled to. If you plan to hire someone, check around and make sure they’re reputable. • Save your money: Unless you fill out the 1040EZ form and mail it in yourself, it’s going to cost you money to file your taxes. • Check your deductions: If you’ve had any major life events this year, you may be entitled to some sizable deductions. It’s a good idea to research all possible deductions to avoid overpaying your taxes. • Track all charitable donations: Charitable donations are taxdeductible, so if you have any monthly or one-off donations, make sure to keep track so that you can deduct these expenses from your taxes. From: USA today VICTORY PAINTING & WOOD ROT REPLACEMENT PROMPT - RELIABLE - AFFORDABLE - SINCE 1993 Interior & Exterior Painting • Storm Damage Repair Siding Replacement • Custom Woodwork Extensive References • Free Estimates Will Meet or Beat Competitor’s Prices • Satisfaction Guaranteed www.VictoryPaintingTx.com • VicNewman@Mail.com 281-853-4575 The Vitelli Law Firm Attorney and Mediator Serving Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery Counties. Family Law • Divorce • Modification Adoption • Criminal Law DWI • Tickets • Wills 281-898-0941 sherea@vitellilawfirm.com 12010 Fullers Grant Ct Cypress, TX 77433 www.vitellilawfirm.com FRONT COVER PHOTOS WANTED! We are looking for great photos to use on the front cover of your newsletter! Pictures must be high quality (min 300 dpi). No cell phone photos allowed. Email photos for consideration to lorie@krenekprinting.com with the name of your subdivision, and any credits that should be published with your photo (such as a professional photographer.) Names of children and/or adults shown on the photo will be included by request only. Although not a requirement, we like to use themes each month based on holidays, summer, winter, etc. By submitting your photo, you are giving permission to use your photo on the cover or inside your newsletter, as well as other Krenek Printing publications. Deadline for submission is the 5th of each month. The next due date will be March 5th for the April 2018 publications and April 5th for the May 2018 publications. Villages of Cypress Lakes Lakeside | March 2018 9