Suggested steps and checklist you should take prior to preparing and e-filing your Taxes. These are of course not required but helpful so you don't miss forms or data on your return that could result into you having to prepare and mail in a tax amendment.
Checklist to collect all forms, data etc. before you prepare and efile your income tax return
Go over these life changing events and see how they might effect your 2018 Taxes
Your 2017 Tax Return Copy
Ways to obtain a copy of your 2017 Tax Return Copy. You will need your 2017 AGI for your 2018 tax return - see below.
2017 Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) and/or Identity Number
You will need your 2017 AGI to be able to e-file and validate your 2018 Tax Return. Only, if you received a letter from the IRS with an Identity Number you will need to enter this as well.
How to pay for Taxes?
The penalties not to file are higher than not to pay. Tax Tip: File by the deadline, even if you can't pay!