First and foremost, tax filing season has officially started. The IRS began accepting tax returns on Monday, January 23rd. The IRS says that it is expecting more than 168 million tax returns this season and that many people will file early.
If you are an early filer, be sure that you have all the information you need before you file. You are responsible for filing a complete and accurate tax return, so gather your records, and double check your taxpayer identification number and PIN.