Tax season is officially upon us. Here’s a comprehensive list of the things you’ll need to file your upcoming return.

By Maurie Backman (TMFBookNerd)
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With the April 18 tax filing deadline rapidly approaching, now’s the time to start going through your documents and getting your paperwork in order. You may be wondering: What do I need to file my tax return? One thing you should know is that regardless of whether you’re filing your own taxes or paying a tax preparer to do them for you, you’re still the one responsible for providing the necessary information to submit a return. Here’s a comprehensive list of the tax prep items you’ll need.