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H&R Block offers tax filing tips

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BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

It's tax season, and for some people the task of filing their taxes can be daunting.

That's why groups like H&R Block are here to help. The tax professionals over at the Edgewater Plaza location, gave us some tips on how to get your billion back.

That's H&R Block's slogan this year.

According to the company, that's how much money is left unclaimed by American's every year.

Here are some expert tips on how to be thorough when filing your taxes.

"There were about 55 changes in the tax code this year that affects mostly high income earners that make $200,000 or more, but there are a little more that affect every average person," tax professional Edward Jones said.

"Tuition and fee deductions end this year, the teacher credit ends this year. The sales tax credit ends this year."

Jones adds that one in every five people who do their taxes themselves leave behind money.

The deadline to file your taxes is April 15.

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