Ahh, a new year has begun and that means the new tax season is upon us. Like many, you may wait until the April 15th IRS deadline for filing. But this year, there are a range of new tax deductions and credits available to students, drivers, homeowners and home buyers. With so much of your money at stake, it may be a good year to start a little early on your taxes so you can spend some time investigating if you’re eligible for any of the new credits or deductions available to taxpayers this year. Did you buy a new car? Are you a full time student? Did you replace appliances, windows or other energy saving items in your home? Do you have children? If you answered yes to any of these questions, there is new information available that can help you make your return fatter. Click here for a good list of all the new credits and deductions.