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Many Americans don't think about their tax bills until the new year. But there are things you need to do before Dec. 31 if you want to pay less later.
Author's Note: 5 Advantages to Doing Your Own Taxes
The first time I filed my own taxes I felt simultaneously terrified and liberated ... which was quickly followed by an elated shopping spree with my refund money. Cha-ching!
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