Last-minute tax tips
Is all your income included?
Did you have a side job this year? If so, as a contractor you probably received a Form 1099-MISC detailing the extra earnings.
If you forget to include any of these earnings on your return, the IRS examiners will let you know you owe taxes on it, too. And depending on when your oversight is discovered, you also could owe penalties and interest on the unreported earnings.