Today’s Income Tax Return Binder Filing System tutorial is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine alone.
My husband has run his own courier business going on 13 years and somewhere along the way, I became his unofficial office manager. I create documents that allow him to be more efficient and systems to keep the paper work organized.
In his line of work, we have to track air bills, create shipping labels, mileage logs and a slew of other documents to keep up with on a day-to-day basis.
On a year-to-year basis, there are income tax returns to manage. Although we already had things neatly filed, I decided to go a little farther create a binder system.
In to create our tax return binder system I used the following supplies.
- 1.5 inch notebooks
- page protectors
- scrapbook paper
I love having this little label maker on my desk for projects like this.
The DYMO has 4 different LabelWriter® Labels sizes that are perfect for a small office or business. The label maker prints thermally so it never has to be refilled with toner.
The DYMO LabelWriter® 450 Turbo lets me do a few different things for my business like:
- print USPS®-approved DYMO Stamps® postage right from my desk with no monthly fees
- print labels like the ones I’ll show you today.
- print individual labels — no need for sheet labels
How I Made My Tax Return Labels
All of my labels were printed in about 10 minutes, right at my desk. I love not having to figure out where on a sheet label I need to position the next print. The DYMO lets me print each label, one by one as needed.
Once the labels for the spine and dividers were printed I attached them.
Once the labels were attached, I placed all of my tax return paperwork inside. To file the documents in each section, I either whole punched them or placed them in a page protector.
Our previous filing system was functional, but not cohesive. I really like the neatness and cohesiveness of our new tax return binder system.
I hope you got some good ideas from my tutorial.