It’s not uncommon to find accountant Phil Giger’s office working at his computer for 12 hours or more. Giger says, "This is the fastest, busiest." He’s trying to help taxpayers meet the April 15th deadline. He reminds you before you come in and sit down with your tax preparer don’t forget your w-2’s, interest income, information you may want to itemize, and any 1099’s you receive. Giger says, "It helps the tax preparer speed up the process, get your return filed properly, not missing information." Let’s face it. People sometimes have tough time getting organized. Accountant, Phil Giger, says, " First of all, look at your prior tax return, review everything you had last year, if you dont call your employer, your banks, your investment brokers, and ask for 10-99s and information they should have for their tax preparers. " Mistakes people tend to make when doing their own taxes are math errors, writing the wrong social security number, omitting income, and listing new dependents. If you’re doing your own returns he recommends. Giger says, "Always look at it at least 2 or 3 times before you file." And don’t forget to sign the forms and make sure your spouse does the same if you’re filing together.