3. Filing status errors – There are five filing statuses to choose from: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, Head of Household and Qualifying Widow(er) With Dependent Child. Be careful in which category you fill in and select the one most appropriate for you.
4. Check your math twice – One of the principal things that the IRS keeps an eye on an expense form is math. There is always a chance that you can make some mistakes with the numbers, so check them when you do your tax filing. This is one of the most common tax filing mistakes that may cause you a lot of headaches if you don’t make it right. If you’re not sure, ask some professional to help you with it.
5. Figure out all the tax credits and deductions – this is a point where you can make a lot of tax filing mistakes, because the number of credits and deductions can be overwhelming. If you are not sure, you should read the instructions carefully or check your status with a tax professional.
6. Mistaken bank account number – If you provide the right information, you can get your refund in a few weeks. Always check if you entered the numbers correctly.