With tax season in full swing, it easy to experience a little anxiety. Though I've been doing my taxes for a few years now, the fear that things aren't 100 percent accurate makes me nervous when it's time to hit the submit button. Even if you take your taxes to a professional, there's still a chance that you'll encounter some of the common tax mistakes people make, so it's always good to take special notice of what you're submitting.
There were two times I ran into issues with my taxes, and they were some of the most stressful times I can remember. Seriously, nothing is worse than getting a letter from the IRS. I literally felt like my heart fell to the pit of my stomach when I checked my mailbox and saw that I had a letter from them. Even though these mistakes were easy to fix, they served as a huge reminder that it's important to be thorough come tax season. (Especially since those mistakes can keep you from receiving your tax returns on time.)
To avoid getting those letters from the scariest people on the planet, here are 11 mistakes you should watch out for come tax season.