The White House announced new initiatives to make college more affordable and hidden in those student deals was a big help to anyone filing taxes.
You can now download previous years' tax returns from the internet. Before, you had to fill out a form -- and wait five to ten business days for copies to come through the mail.
The government made the change because it helps students applying for college loans, but it's a huge improvement for the treasury department in general.
If you would like to get copies of tax records from previous years, the IRS website address is www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript