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Divorce can impact family’s long-term finances

May 17, 2017 Soundoff! 0

By Jane Winand Legal Assistance Attorney Divorce is an unfortunate reality for many service members and their families. This process can be emotionally and financially draining, and may impact relationships between the parties on into […]

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Taxes on gambling winnings? You bet!

May 10, 2017 Soundoff! 0

By Yosefi Seltzer Legal Assistance Attorney With the opening of the MGM Grand Casino in Prince George’s County, the state of Maryland now has six casinos that offer a variety of gambling opportunities. Like all […]

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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, Legal 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 […]

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