1. Don't Miss Out On Your Stimulus Payment
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Are you wondering what to do to ensure that you receive your economic stimulus payment which the IRS will begin to send out this May?
2. Are You Eligible for a Tax Credit?
Taxpayers should consider claiming tax credits for which they might be eligible when completing their federal income tax returns.
3. Economic Stimulus Letters
More than 130 million American households will begin receiving Internal Revenue Service letters in March.
4. Free Tax Help For The Military
If you, or your spouse, are a member of the military, you may be eligible to receive free assistance with the preparation and filing of your federal tax return.
5. Tax Rates for a Child's Investment Income
Part or all of a child's investment income may be taxed at the parent's rate rather than the child's rate.
6. Beware of Tax Scams
These schemes take several shapes, ranging from promises of large tax refunds to illegal ways of untaxing yourself.
7. Are Your Social Security Benefits Taxable?
How much, if any, of your social security benefits are taxable depends on your total income and marital status.
8. What Income is Taxable? Nontaxable?
There are some situations when certain types of income are partially taxed or not taxed at all.
9. Offset Education Costs
Education tax credits can help offset the costs of higher education for yourself or a dependent.
10. 2007 Dirty Dozen of Tax Scams
The Internal Revenue Service today identified 12 of the most blatant scams affecting American taxpayers.
11. Claiming The Credit For The Elderly Or The Disabled
You may be able to take the Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled if you were age 65 or older at the end of 2006.
12. IRS Has $2.2 Billion For People Who Have Not Filed A 2003 Tax Return
Unclaimed refunds totaling more than $2.2 billion are awaiting about 1.8 million people.