• Tax season already? Some tips for avoiding stress and scams

    12 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - For many people filing U.S. tax returns - especially those doing it for their first time - it can be a daunting task that's often left to the last minute. But if you want to avoid the stress of the looming deadline, start getting organized as soon as possible.
    Whether you do your taxes yourself, go to a tax clinic or hire a professional, navigating the tax system can be complicated and stressful. Courtney Alev, a consumer financial advocate for Credit Karma, recommends you go easy on yourself.
    “Take a breath. Take some time, set out an hour, or go through it over the weekend...
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