by Cynde Quinn, former financial aid officer at Hesser College
I Received a Letter From the IRS!
Words no one ever wants to utter, but, until it comes, many of us don’t give tax breaks a second thought. We pay our bills as required, and at the end of the year hand over our statements and shopping bags full of receipts to our accountants. Or we let our home-based software figure out what’s in our best interest and never actually sift through the bag of receipts we’ve been hoarding because we “remember” what we paid.