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Last Minute Tax Tips from the IRS

 Even with some extra time, the tax deadline is fast approaching. Thanks to a holiday in the District of Columbia, all taxpayers have until April 17 to get Form 1040 into the IRS. For people who…





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2012 IRS Tax Refunds Slow Down For Many

As the the Internal Revenue Service increases its efforts to defeat identity thefts of tax refunds, those deserving to receive them have to wait longer for refunds, the Wall Street Journal reported today. “Taxpayer anger…





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IRS Tax Implications Of Bartering

In today’s economy, small business owners sometimes save money through bartering to get products or services they need. The IRS wants to remind small business owners that the fair market value of property or services…


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Free IRS Volunteer Tax Help Available To Millions

Ten Things to Know about Free IRS Volunteer Tax Help Millions of taxpayers qualify for free tax preparation assistance from IRS-sponsored community-based, volunteer programs. Here are 10 things the IRS wants you to know about…


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How To File Tax Returns For Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment can be stressful enough without having to figure out the tax treatment of the unemployment benefits you receive. Unemployment compensation generally includes, among other forms, state unemployment compensation benefits, but the tax implications depend…




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How To Get Child Tax Credit From The IRS

The Child Tax Credit is available to eligible taxpayers with qualifying children under age 17. The IRS would like you to know these eleven facts about the child tax credit. 1.      Amount With the Child…