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Done Your Taxes Yet? Prepare For Federal Changes This Filing Season

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If your personal tax tradition is to wait until the last minute to file, this might be the year to reconsider. 

Federal changes enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is now a reality for taxpayers. The new structure implements key differences, from income brackets to a revised 1040 form.  

How do you plan to navigate deductions and tax credits this filing season? Could some taxpayers be paying more? Are you prepared for a smaller refund this season?
Has the recent federal shutdown affected operations at the IRS?

How can you find free tax help in the San Antonio area? 

For more information, locations and requirements for the local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, visit vitasa.org.
 
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This interview aired on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

Jan Ross Piedad Sakian is TPR’s News Operations Producer. In this role, she develops strategy on collaborative and digital initiatives for the station. Since 2016, Jan Ross has served in a coordinating capacity for TPR’s state and national partners, including The Texas Newsroom.
David Martin Davies can be reached at dmdavies@tpr.org and on Twitter at @DavidMartinDavi