Tax Carnival #95: Tax Filing Season 2012

by Kristine on January 18, 2012

For filers who do their taxes the old fashioned way, the tax filing season began a couple of weeks ago — as long as they had all the necessary 2011 statements to fill out their paper forms.

Taxpayers who prefer to to e-file can hit “enter” tomorrow, Jan. 17. That’s when the IRS starts accepting electronically filed returns and also opens the door to Free File 2012.

But regardless of how you submit your return, the tax laws and rules are the same. Tax Carnival #95: Tax Filing Season 2012 looks at some of the issues taxpayers might encounter.

One of the first considerations is timing.

Tim asks the key question: When Are 2011 Taxes Due? Tax Deadline in 2012, an update on when the 2011 taxes are due.  “Hint…they’re not due on April 15th,” says Tim, who posted the answer at Faith and  Finance.

Continue reading Tax Carnival #95: Tax Filing Season 2012

Thanks to Kay Bell for another great tax carnival. If you’re looking to get up to speed on taxes before you file your return, the tax carnival is a great resource.

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