7 Practices for a Stress-Free Tax Season

If you’re organized, your tax preparation will go so much more smoothly.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: tax season! All jokes aside, a recent study found that the majority of taxpayers dread doing their taxes. Taxes take time, can cost money, and many people find them confusing. They’re basically like homework for adults.

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Andrew Gillund, CPA, MBT
Primary Tax Adviser, Berger Financial Group

Andy Gillund, CPA, MBT, is a primary tax adviser and CPA for Berger Financial Group. He has over a decade of experience in accounting and helping clients minimize their tax burden. Andy has a B.S. in Accountancy and received his Master of Business Taxation degree from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. He is active with the Minnesota Society of CPAs and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.