What's Your Secret for Avoiding Tax Procrastination?

Normally we wait until April to file our taxes. (Maybe it's no surprise considering we live in the place that ranked #1 on TurboTax's list of Top 10 Tax Procrastinating Cities.) This year, we finally got things under control and finished our taxes weeks ago. Our secret...

...was to enlist the help of an accountant who helps to keep us organized. If you don't need an accountant, but you do need some help, About.com has a useful list of categories for organizing your tax files as well as tips for preparing your own taxes.

We're wondering about the status of the AT crowd out there. Are you a tax procrastinator? Have you found your own secret to filing early? Share your tips and tricks in the comments below.

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