About a week ago, I interviewed Amy McAnarney with H&R Block about last minute tax tips. You’ve only got until April 15, so it’s time to get cracking. Here are some ideas for what you can do in order increase your tax efficiency, including some tax deductions, and prepare for next year. I like the idea of a tax extension, rather than an amended return. But if you are anxious for money you are expecting, an amended return can be helpful.