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  • April 11, 2011

    If you’re in the Gulf region, you've probably had a hard enough day to day life to deal with his year, minus dealing with the headache of paying taxes. As you well know, the oil spill still affects millions of people and has disrupted lives all...

  • April 11, 2011

    If you participated in the First Time Home Buyer (FTHB) tax credit program, which allowed an $8,000 credit for first time home buyers who purchased their residences between January 1, 2009 and April 30, 2010, there are a couple of potential tax...

  • April 11, 2011

    Have you been affected by a natural disaster? Then you may need help from the IRS this tax season. Luckily, they have certain programs in place to help you out! Here are five ways the IRS can help after you've experienced a natural disaster:...

  • April 11, 2011

    Did you incur any educational costs this tax year? Then you may be able to claim the following five credits on your taxes. These could really help when trying to get the most money out of your tax refund.

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  • April 11, 2011

    If you’re a parent, you want to squeeze all the money out of your tax refund that you can. This includes adding all the child tax credits you can find. Fortunately, there is no shortage of them to be found. You should be able to find something...

  • April 11, 2011

    Instead of just getting a direct deposit or paper check this year, you may want to consider getting your tax refund in one of these unusual ways. They may not be the most popular, but they could be a way for you to save your refund from flying...

  • April 11, 2011

    Surprises from the IRS no doubt fill your head with thoughts of doom and destruction. However, this isn’t always the case! Sometimes, the IRS brings you a little light to your life in ways you would never imagine.

    Here are 3 happy little...

  • April 5, 2011

    Need to pay your state income tax with a credit card? The majority of states have a system set up for you to pay taxes with a credit card directly. In the links provided you should find instructions on how to pay taxes with a credit card.

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  • April 5, 2011

    Worried you have outstanding debt owed to your state? Need to find out? There may be ways you can discover if you do owe and how much. The best way to start the process is to think of reasons why you would owe. Often, you’ll have an inkling you...

  • April 5, 2011

    You look in your records bin and see that you’ve run out of room for this year’s tax returns. You need the room to stow the latest set but are afraid to remove old forms in case something comes up. What to do?

    If old copies of past tax...