You may notice a few more dollars in your next paycheck. The "Making Work Pay Tax Credit" goes into effect this week. Employers are supposed to have adjustments in place by Wednesday, April 1, 2009. This is a part of the economic recovery package passed in February.
You won't be able to buy a new car with it, but it could get you a pizza if you have a coupon! How much money are we talking about? For singles you may see $15-20 per week. For marrieds who file joint returns, probably about $15-20 per week. If you have earned income, you're eligible.
For more details, read the CNN story.
If you've been thinking of buying a home in Orange County, California, you may want to take that extra $40 - $60 a month and put it into a savings account. It doesn't seem like very much in each paycheck, but it could add up to an extra $400-$800 per year.
Marlene Bridges, REALTOR®
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SRES - Seniors Real Estate Specialist®
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President - Laguna Hills/Laguna Woods Chamber of Commerce 2007-2009
President Elect - Southern California Chapter Certified Residential Specialists® 2008 - 2009
Marlene is a highly experienced and respected South Orange County CA REALTOR® specializing in residential Real Estate and the sale of Homes and Condos in South Orange County, California and Saddleback Valley cities of: Laguna Woods, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Rancho Santa Margarita, Lake Forest, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Aliso Viejo, Mission Viejo.