Bookmark These: Tax time nears
By Reid Kanaley
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) Tax time draws nigh, so here are sites for cheapskates looking to file without spending a lot on software or preparation. Of course, that's not for everyone. We also offer some motivational tips.
—Free file: The
—Human help: Forbes.com sums up your options for cheap tax filing, including how to get free help from a human, as opposed to websites and software. The
—Here's a detail page on the
—Whatever it takes: There's nothing here about the mechanics of doing your taxes. Instead, this page at eHow.com attempts to provide motivational tips to get you to sit down and do the math, fill out the form and file. It recommends, among other things, setting a deadline, promising someone else you're really going to get it done, and making a game of tax preparation by competing with a friend or co-worker to be the first to finish. http://go.philly.com/taxes3
—State taxes: Consumer Reports provides a list of links to state websites to help taxpayers find out quickly how to file state returns electronically. http://go.philly.com/taxes4
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