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Military Personnel and their Families Get Free Tax Help! Preparation assistance - 02/26/11 05:36 PM
Military Personnel and their Families Get Free Tax Help! Military members and their spouses may be eligible to receive free tax return preparation assistance. The IRS and U.S. Armed Forces participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program which provides free tax advice, tax preparation, return filing and other tax assistance to military members and their families. 1. Armed Forces Tax Council The Armed Forces Tax Council oversees the operation of the military tax programs worldwide, conducting outreach with the IRS to military personnel and their families. The AFTC consists of tax program coordinators for the Marine Corps, Air Force, (2 comments)
IRS Announces New Effort to Help Struggling Taxpayers Get a Fresh Start; Major Changes Made to Lien Process - 02/24/11 08:30 PM
IRS Announces New Effort to Help Struggling Taxpayers Get a Fresh Start; Major Changes Made to Lien Process In its latest effort to help struggling taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service today announced a series of new steps to help people get a fresh start with their tax liabilities. The goal is to help individuals and small businesses meet their tax obligations, without adding unnecessary burden to taxpayers. Specifically, the IRS is announcing new policies and programs to help taxpayers pay back taxes and avoid tax liens. "We are making fundamental changes to our lien system and other collection tools that will (0 comments)
Did you know you can get credit for your retirement savings contributions - 02/23/11 03:53 PM
Get Credit for Your Retirement Savings Contributions You may be eligible for a tax credit if you make eligible contributions to an employer-sponsored retirement plan or to an individual retirement arrangement. Here are six things the IRS wants you to know about the Savers Credit: 1. Income Limits The Savers Credit, formally known as the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit, applies to individuals with a filing status and income of: Single, married filing separately, or qualifying widow(er), with income up to $27,750 Head of Household with income up to $41,625 Married Filing Jointly, with incomes up to $55,500 2. Eligibility requirements (3 comments)
Apple iPad 2 is on its way. I cannot wait for this version to come out. One of the new feature they mentioned in this article is the camera. I hope not too many of you purchase the version that came out in 2010. As always, I always wait for the 2nd round of gadgets because that's when they enhance the first version based on feedbacks and comments. Imagine what this will do for your business.
Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in the District of Columbia - 02/17/11 03:58 PM
Did you know that Emancipation Day is a legal holiday in the District of Columbia? What does this mean for the deadling of filing tax forms in the District of Columbia... The effect of Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in the District of Columbia, on the filing deadline for all tax forms required to be filed on April 15, including the Form 1040 series tax returns.
you can see irs.gov for more information. (0 comments)
The Child Tax Credit is an important tax credit...$1,000. per qualifying child - 02/10/11 12:01 PM
The Child Tax Credit is an important tax credit...$1,000. per qualifying child The Child Tax Credit is an important tax credit that may be worth as much as $1,000 per qualifying child depending upon your income. Here are 10 important facts from the IRS about this credit and how it may benefit your family. Amount - With the Child Tax Credit, you may be able to reduce your federal income tax by up to $1,000 for each qualifying child under the age of 17. Qualification - A qualifying child for this credit is someone who meets the qualifying criteria of six (2 comments)
Open Spot...Find and share parking spaces...US, Canada and Netherlands. - 02/06/11 10:45 AM
This is a super cool applicatin for the Droid phone. You can download this to your phone and when you park, just mark your spot. Or, you can locate a parking spot and also inform others when you are leaving. Pretty cool. see more info below. Why can't I find Open Spot in the Market? Open Spot requires your phone be running Android 2.0 or higher, and is currently only available in the US, Canada, and the Netherlands. If you're not in a supported country with a supported phone, Open Spot won't show up in the Market. If you're not in one of the countries we (1 comments)
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