Preparing for tax season: 3 tax breaks to know about before filing

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Tax season is just around the corner and Constance Jacobs, a tax advisor at H&R Block says, getting documents together early could mean more money in the long run.

Here are three main tax breaks to be aware of:

  • Child tax credit
  • Education tax credit
  • Earned income tax credit

Jacobs said people leave money on the table when they file taxes, but that can be avoided by preparing early.

The deadline to file taxes is April 15.