Most people don’t usually start thinking about their taxes until January. However, it’s not too early to start now.  In fact, taxpayers can get ready for the upcoming tax filing season by doing a few simple things.

First things first…they can visit the newly updated Get Ready page on It highlights the steps taxpayers can take before they file their 2019 tax return in 2020.

These steps include:

  • Organizing tax records
  • Checking withholding and making adjustments or tax payments
  • Renewing an expired individual taxpayer identification number tools and resources help taxpayers understand their tax obligations and filing options. Aside from English, taxpayers will find info in several other languages on They will find it under the language drop-down menu at the top of each page.

  • Filing electronically is easy, safe and the most accurate way to file taxes.