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Schweikert Tax Tips

I hope you and your family are staying healthy and well.  I wanted to share some important tax updates and resources for you to be aware of for this 2023 income tax year.

Filing and Refunds

The earliest date taxpayers can file this year will be January 29, 2024. Tax filers are encouraged to file their taxes both electronically and as soon as possible to avoid delays. The IRS offers a wide range of electronic tools to assist all individuals with filing easily and on time. You can follow these quick steps to jump start your filing: 

  • Gather your tax records, and;
  • Check that your Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) has not expired.

For first time filers, the IRS has prepared a step-by-step guide to assist with the filing process, available here. 

Child Tax Credit

You can claim the Child Tax Credit by entering your children and other dependents on Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, and attaching a completed Schedule 8812, Credits for Qualifying Children and Other Dependents.  For information about qualifications and instructions to claim this credited, visit the IRS website here.

Filing your taxes can be a confusing process, but the IRS has online resources available to help taxpayers with questions and electronic filing assistance. 
Other IRS resources include:

Visit the IRS’s website here for more helpful checklists and FAQs. 

While tax filing can be a difficult process, there are many helpful resources available through the IRS website at and I encourage you to review their latest tax tips at . My office and staff are here to assist with your questions and offer additional resources throughout this income tax filing season.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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