Yes, I know that we just passed, for most folks, the 2009 filing deadline.
And yes, I know you probably don't want to think about taxes right now.
But you need to. Moves you make now, in 2009, will mean when you're scrambling to meet that April 15, 2010, deadline, you should be in good shape.
So now and then check out this clock, which even though I'm in the Central time zone is on Eastern time. It will help you keep track of the days, hours, minutes and seconds remaining until you have to get your 2009 return finished next April.
And don't forget to regularly check all the filing tips and tax-planning strategies at Don't Mess With Taxes.