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Wal-Mart and the EITC

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable federal income tax credit that was first offered to taxpayers back in 1975 to help prevent low income families from slipping into poverty.  EITC can mean tax relief (lower taxes) for … Continue reading

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“Where’s My Refund?” v. 2.0

Even with all the shenanigans this year* the IRS decided to upgrade the “

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IRS to Cooperate with Local Police in Fraud Probes

The IRS’ criminal investigation division has kept itself very busy with refund fraud cases in recent years.  They would love to be able to enlist the cooperation of local law enforcement but have always been prohibited from sharing some of … Continue reading

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Forget Packers Stock, Get US Savings Bonds

I know some people are already looking forward to next year’s tax refund check. If it’s not going to be spent paying off Christmas credit card debt then you may want to consider purchasing some US Savings Bonds. All you need … Continue reading

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