Short and sweet post today to make a simple point. Make it easy to collect and find your tax receipts by creating one easy to access home for them. Then, without fail, make sure every time a receipt comes in during the year, you put it in that place.
Let everyone who handles mail in the household know about this simple system, and you’ll save yourself aggravation and likely a pile of money.
Here’s a pic of my tax file. I keep it in my ‘prime real estate’ filing drawer.