JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Tax filing season is here. On Wednesday, the On Your Side phone bank with Jackson Hewitt tax service received hundreds of calls.

Many centered on social security benefits, what is taxable income, when will I be able to get my tax refund and how do you file if your spouse is deceased?

A First For You tip: Before you pay someone to file your tax return, check them out, talk with references and never sign a blank form.