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John O. Christianson of Christianson and Associates in downtown Willmar is prepared for a potential tax mess this year.

Still a little time to save on 2012 tax bills before some deductions go away


WILLMAR — There’s still time for individuals and small businesses to save a little on their 2012 tax bills.

John O. Christianson, managing partner of the Christianson and Associates accounting firm in Willmar, said Wednesday that individuals can do reasonably simple things like making an extra house payment, maximizing retirement contributions, or increasing charitable deductions. Businesses can take advantage of deductions for equipment.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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