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  • March 9, 2011

    If you need to get in contact with someone at the IRS, you have several options available to you. You can write them a letter, call them on the phone, or even send them an email. The exact mode of correspondence may depend on exactly what you’re...

  • March 9, 2011

    The IRS likes to contact taxpayers through the mail, but when answering back, you may not quite feel like writing a letter and waiting on a response. Just because the IRS prefers snail mail, doesn't mean you have to. Below is a list of some of...

  • March 9, 2011

    Do you need to contact the IRS? Do you have a question or maybe a complaint about your tax return? If you’d like to call them to figure out your problem instead of emailing or writing a letter, then you have several numbers to choose from. The...

  • March 9, 2011

    Most people will understandably fly into a panic when they receive a letter or notice from the IRS. It's easy to automatically assume the news is bad. However, this may not be the case! There are several letters the IRS typically sends out, and...

  • February 18, 2011

    You are entitled to a free copy of your credit report from each of the three national consumer reporting companies every 12 months.

    Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

    United States federal law requires that consumer reporting agencies...

  • February 4, 2011

    The chart below shows the earliest your refund will be direct deposited or mailed to you.

    Please keep in mind that this chart assumes the following:

    * normal processing times - the IRS can't predict delays based on large processing...

  • January 31, 2011

    You might be considering using a tax program or service to do your taxes and figure your refund status. However, instead of getting the full service, you’d like to do a lot of it yourself. Luckily, you don’t have to do extra searching. Many of...

  • January 31, 2011

    Over the years, the IRS has made it easier to check your federal refund status. This included a phone number you could call and a website you can visit. However, the new trend is mobile apps. People have started using these for everything lately...

  • January 24, 2011

    If you want to get a rough idea of federal tax refund status (i.e. when your refund check will arrive!), you can check the refund schedule. This calendar is known as the...