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Taxpayers can take steps to ensure smooth processing of their 2017 tax return next year. Here are two things taxpayers should know about the tax returns they will file next year.
1) It’s important to gather documents
The IRS urges all taxpayers to file a complete and accurate tax return by making sure they have all the needed documents before they file. This includes:
Typically, these forms start arriving by mail in January. Taxpayers should check them over carefully, and if any of the information shown is wrong, contact the payer right away for a correction.
2) Taxpayers with expiring ITINs should renew promptly
Some people with an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number may need to renew it before the end of the year to avoid a refund delay and possible loss of key tax benefits. These ITINs expire Dec. 31, 2017: