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Know when to itemize deductions on your tax return

March 15, 2017 Soundoff! 0

By Jane M. Winand,┬áLegal Assistance Attorney Whether to itemize deductions on your tax return depends on how much you spent on certain expenses last year. Money paid for medical care, mortgage interest, taxes, charitable contributions, […]

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Earned Income Credit reduces tax burden

February 22, 2017 Soundoff! 0

By Jane M. Winand, Legal Assistance Attorney The Earned Income Credit is a special tax benefit for taxpayers who earned a low or moderate income. It serves an important purpose because it reduces the tax […]

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Know IRS Taxpayer Bill of Rights

February 15, 2017 Soundoff! 0

By Jane M. Winand, Legal Assistance Attorney Taxpayers have certain rights and protections as defined by the Internal Revenue Service. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights contains the following 10 provisions: 1. The Right To Be […]

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Beware of income tax scams, fake websites

February 8, 2017 Soundoff! 0

By Jane M. Winand,┬áLegal Assistance Attorney During tax-preparation time, tax scams and fake Internal Revenue Service communications are common. According to the IRS, thousands of people every year lose millions of dollars and their personal […]