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Seniors: The Tax Man Cometh

Apr 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The government shut-down didn’t happen, but if it had, we seniors need to remember a federal shut-down does not affect income tax filing requirements. The deadline is still April 15. Missing it because you thought the government shutdown extended grace won’t get it as an excuse.

One of the things experience and life has taught us is that messing with IRS is never a good idea. Having a credible, reputable, able accountant is the best investment you will ever make. While they always attach their disclaimers on the forms that are submitted, I always feel better knowing that someone or a firm stands behind what we declare each year.

Such choices do not get you off the hook, since you still must provide all necessary information and documentation. No short