Tax season is finally coming to an end which means it’s crunch time! If you haven’t filed your return yet, you may be experiencing some symptoms of panic or stress. Well just so you know, April is Stress Awareness Month. We’re here to help you relax and give you tips on how to reduce your tax-time stress. And remember: the deadline to timely file your 2015 income tax return is April 18!

 

Massage

Who doesn’t love a good massage? Massages release endorphins to enhance your mood, relieve headache and migraine pain, boost your energy and lower stress levels. And those are just a few of the benefits! Massages can get pricey, so check places like Grouponto get the best deal.

Music

Listening to music is an easy, convenient and extremely effective stress management tool. Slow tempo music helps quiet your mind and relax your muscles. Here are some of our favorite playlists to help you unwind.

Tax Assistance

A little help never hurts, especially when it comes to taxes. If filing your own return online gets complicated, professional tax preparers are right around the corner! Our parent company, Liberty Tax, has the best tax professionals in the industry and they’ll always help a tax filer in need. Find an office near you and get your questions answered.

Extensions

If there’s just no way you can submit your tax return by April 18, you may want to consider filing for an extension. You can do this online for free with DIY Tax! A tax extension allows you extra time to file your return, but it does not give you extra time to pay the taxes you owe. Learn more about extensions here.

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