Geeks, nerds, and math lovers unite – it’s time to celebrate Pi Day! In honor of all things 3.14159, March 14 is the day to embrace both your sweet tooth and your inner arithmetic aficionado.
Pi is a mathematical constant. You know what else remains constant? Taxes. But don’t be irrational…take steps to maximize your return with these easy money saving tax tips. In preparation for April, make sure you check these items off your to-do list:
- Gather your W-2, 1099, and any other tax forms that document your income
- Collect your receipts
- Gather up your charitable giving records
- Add up any current college expenses
- Make a list of any changes to your personal info
- Have a copy of last year’s tax return
- Keep everything organized and in a safe place
All Your Bases Covered
Because pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, you could say that pi is well-rounded. If you want to have a well-rounded tax return, then don’t forget your deductions.
- Non-Reimbursed Medical Expenses
- State Sales Tax
- Charitable Contributions
- Student Loan Interest
- Job Search and Moving Expenses
- Child and Dependent Care
- Earned Income Tax Credit
- Self-Employed Work Expenses
Tax deductions and credits do have guidelines, but that’s what makes TurboTax so valuable. You don’t need to know anything about tax laws and tax forms. TurboTax will ask you simple questions about you and will give you the tax deductions and credits you are eligible for based on your answers so you can keep more of your hard-earned money.