Tax Season is Here: Big IRS Tax Changes to Know Before You File

Tax deductions, tax credit amounts, and some tax laws have changed since you filed your last federal income tax return.

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Tax season officially started Jan. 29th, when the IRS began accepting tax returns and now there are about five weeks left until Tax Day, April 15. Whether you like to file your tax return early or prefer to wait a while before filing, reviewing key tax changes that may affect your tax bill is essential. 

IRS tax changes for 2024

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Kelley R. Taylor
Senior Tax Editor,

As the senior tax editor at, Kelley R. Taylor simplifies federal and state tax information, news, and developments to help empower readers. Kelley has over two decades of experience advising on and covering education, law, finance, and tax as a corporate attorney and business journalist.