Seven tips for last-minute tax filers
In the wake of the fiscal cliff negotiations, the Internal Revenue Service delayed the start of tax filing season until Jan. 30 of this year. Some taxpayers faced further delays in filing, however, including those who claimed residential energy credits or whose returns involved property depreciation or general business credits. With or without delays, there are always those who end up filing their taxes at the last minute. The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants offers these tips for people who are scrambling to get their returns in by the April deadline.