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Filing Your Taxes: Some Tips and Advice

Tax documents along with a pen, mouse, coffee mug and laptop.
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay (used with permission).

Tax season is upon us. It’s time to gather the documents, be aware of any changes that affect you and decide how you’ll file. 

Dr. Kerri Tassin, assistant professor in the School of Accountancy at Missouri State University, offers taxpayers some helpful tips and advice.

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Once again this year, Missouri State accounting students will participate in the community-based Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. It provides taxpayers of low-to-moderate income with free tax preparation services.

For more information about the program in the Ozarks, visit

A native of Malaysia, Emily moved to Springfield in 2010 and started working at Missouri State University in 2014. She’s currently the assistant director in the Office of Strategic Communication. She has a BA in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.
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