Getting organized while doing your taxes
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WFTX - People are filing their 2012 taxes and most Americans do their own tax returns with computer tax programs or provide information to an accountant so we must be well organized for either scenario! From ultra-organizing tools to useful tips, feel at ease when trying to meet the ultimate goal - organization.
GET AHEAD: The Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery line of innovative products also keeps lives organized in style. The line features beautiful accordion files which stand freely on a desk keeping important documents always within reach. Multiple tab placements mean labels are visible, allowing customers to quickly file papers at a glance, and the large accordion files are great for saving past returns and forms.
KEEP IT (TOGETHER): Arc Customizable Notebook System provides a stylish method of keeping it together with durable poly or leather covers in premium, heavyweight paper. These customizable notebooks are repositionable sheets that can be moved from one section to another making organization a breeze.
BACK IT UP: It’s critical for consumers to have the right organizational tools such as network devices to back up files, especially as tax season gets started. External drives are available in a wide variety of styles and sizes. Starting at 500GB up to two terabytes, there’s enough room for everything.
STORE IT: To transfer files from one updated tech machine to another, flash drives offer a smart and easy way to do so.
E-FILE IT: To conveniently prepare both federal and state returns, TurboTax® Deluxe is now available for download on Staples.com. Using a step-by-step process, this software guides taxpayers through mortgage interest, charitable contributions, education expenses, medical expenses and more. Prefer H&R Block? Find and maximize deductions with H&R Block At Home™ Deluxe software which includes federal and state tax preparation programs, plus five free federal e-files – all in one place, at one price.